Action Projects

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.

I Demand Safe Ports Petition and Campaign

Lisbon | 2019

Margarida Muralha Schweikert Farinha

I Demand Safe Ports Petition and Campaign is a petition and online campaign demanding the Portuguese government to provide a safe port and shelter to those rescued on the Mediterranean


Sarajevo | 2019

Detmer Kremer, Lucy Chin, Mahir Sijamija, Kathleen Brown

By creating this innovative tool Bosnian Fellows educated participants in an interactive and fun way about the very complex political system in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Building Bridges: Crossing Entity Lines in Bosnia & Herzegovina


Mac Mugabo, Katelyn Powers, Eryk Gawroński, Rachel Forster

New Approaches to Reconciliation among New Generations in BiH is a film that shows the perspective of young people in Bosnia & Herzegovina on what they think of reconciliation and mobility.

Break the Cycle

Sarajevo | 2019

Catherine Campbell, Berina Porča, Shana Merrifield, Ismihana Čizmedžić

Break the Cycle is an event to raise awareness about the access to rights for those who suffered sexual violence during the war in Bosnia.

Students Against Corruption

Sarajevo | 2019

Amina Pirić, Victoria Thorsen, Nikolas Slackman, Alma Hasanbegović

Students Against Corruption campaign focused on tackling anticorruption and accountability in universities throughout Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Navigating the Murky Media Waters


Noor Evers, Bişenk Ergin, Lejla Bašić, Julie Arnfred Bojesen

Media Literacy is a board game created by Senior Fellows Bişenk Ergin, Noor Evers, et al. meant to bring the topic of media literacy to young people by mixing fun games and education, teaching them how to navigate through murky media waters.

Serving Local Survivors Panel Discussion

Durham, NH | 2019

Crystal Napoli

Serving Local Survivors Panel Discussion was a solutions-oriented panel discussion focused on progress in the areas of domestic, sexual, and trafficking violence in New Hampshire and Maine.


Hanau | 2019

Gizem Gülcivan

Hybrid-Identities was a racism & identity workshop created for the empowerment of PoC teens in Germany.


Featured Action Project

  • The NET Mentoring Group

    The NET Mentoring Group is a Boston-based organization founded by Senior Fellow Jamal Grant that aims to narrow the opportunity gaps in STEM education for young inner-city students. The project received a grant through one of our alumni grant competitions.

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