We are a transatlantic, non-profit, non-partisan and non-governmental educational organization working toward social justice as a community of emerging and established leaders.
Humanity in Action was established in 1997.
Ever since, we have tirelessly
- engaged > 2,000 Fellows and Senior Fellows from in Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine
- run Fellowship programs in critical places including Atlanta, Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Detroit, Lyon, Paris, Sarajevo, Washington D.C., and Warsaw
- run Professional Fellowship programs at leading institutions including the United States Congress, the European Parliament, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the ACLU or the NAACP
- successfully partnered with several dozen foundations, non-profit organizations, universities, and businesses
- raised > 30 million USD
Our community consists of over 2,000 Fellows and Senior Fellows who have successfully completed one of our Fellowship programs.
To translate our mission and vision into reality, we count on
- our community of Fellows and Senior Fellows who actively support our work
- our 5 offices across Europe, 1 in the United States
- more than 25 staff members plus volunteers and interns
- 6 independent boards of directors in each of the countries where we have an office
- 67 of our own alumni serving as board members or staff
- over 40,000 Followers across our social media channels
Just in 2017 and 2018, we have
- carefully selected and engaged more than 260 Fellows
- counted 8,774 event participants
- engaged 1,063 speakers
Become a Fellow
Every year, new Humanity in Action Fellows come together in six cities across Europe and the United States to study how and why people confront intolerance and protect democratic values.
Fellows per year