Action Projects - Germany
Our community takes action to defend democratic values around the world. Explore our Fellows' Action Projects here.
In the 11 months following the on-site Fellowship program, our Fellows work on their Action Project: an independent venture focused on promoting democratic values in their own communities. Action Projects are as diverse as Humanity in Action Fellows. Fellows apply their new knowledge and perspectives to the communities they impact—in whatever format they find meaningful. The Humanity in Action community is a great resource for getting support—be it with contacts, experience or good advice.
A discussion space for the whole city
During his Action Project Yannik Roscher created a new spaces for democratic coexistence, where people who are underrepresented in public discourse are involved in the process. His project took primarily place in Frankfurt/ Main and focused on social justice, democracy and social cohesion.
Transformational Competence for Democratic Coalitions
Landecker Democracy Fellow Jeannette Gusko is a system change leader, a social justice and gender equality advocate and a civil society champion. Her project focuses on fostering transformational competence for democratic coalitions.
AI & Visionary Fiction – a digital think (and make) tank on AI technology and society
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Nushin Isabelle Yazdani is an interaction and transformation designer, artist, and AI researcher. Nushin would like to create a digital think tank around the topics of artificial intelligence, technology, and society.
Hypatia Project for Public Philosophy
Landecker Democracy Fellow Dr. Thomas Arnold is an assistant professor at the philosophical seminary of the University of Heidelberg. His project will offer trainings on public philosophy.
Landecker Democracy Fellow Vincent Kadiri is a Nigerian German scientist currently pursuing his doctorate degree at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, Germany. Vincent wants to establish a grassroots network of BIPOC scientists that focuses on improving communication and ensuring more equity within the sciences.
Landecker Democracy Fellow Christiana Bukalo is a Senior Diversity and Sustainability Manager at the German streaming startup Joyn. Her current role focuses on establishing a solid foundation and strategy for the company’s activities in inclusion and sustainability. Her project aims to provide a platform for an authentic reflection of what it means to be stateless in today's world. By inviting stateless people to speak up about their struggles and challenges, Statefree.world will simultaneously raise awareness and lay emphasis on the need for change and political support.
Claiming our Institutions – Network and Empowerment for BIPOC in Administrations
Landecker Democracy Fellow Evein Obulor is working on different levels of our societies to fight racism. In her current position as the Coordinator of the European Coalition of Cities Against Racism she works on racial injustices at the city level. Within the next 12 months, she wants to create a network in Germany for BIPOC working within local governments, politics, and administrations and a platform to BIPOC network and exchange best practices.
Educating medical students on female genital mutilation (FGM)
In order to take on a problem, you first need to understand it - especially if it as complex as Female Genital Mutilation. Senior Fellow Mara Franke worked on educating medical professionals about FGM through a lecture series.
Featured Action Projects
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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.
01 Year duration
135 Fellows per year