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.
Simulation Games as a Tool of Raising Democratic Awareness and Culture of Dialogue among Youth
Simulation games on relevant democracy related topics in elementary and high schools in the Una-Sana Canton
My 100 Hundred Days Plan
My One Hundred Days Plans was a civic action campaign encouraging participants to take one action every day for one hundred days to directly counteract Donald Trump’s first hundred days in office.
Deconstructing Democracy: U.S. Voter Suppression, Past and Present
Senior Fellows Samantha Keng and River Bunkley hosted a panel on voter suppression in the U.S., past and present, during the heat of the 2016 presidential election.
Purple State Purple Haze
Purple State Purple Haze was a performance written from interviews with activists in New Orleans' Ninth Ward in response to President Trump's election in 2016.
Inside the Triangle: the Struggle of Representation in North Carolina
Senior Fellow Andy Post created "Selah", a play written from interviews with citizens inside the North Carolina research triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) who are directly involved in issues like voter oppression, gerrymandering, and controversial mens rea reform.
Integrated Collaboration For Change (ICC) Project
The Integrated Collaboration for Change (ICC) addresses the issue of the growing strength of populism in Hungary by creating an open-source online platform that empowers citizens to effectively influence political decision processes and allows them to raise important issues to the general attention.
The Ghoul Exhibition — Guns, Performance, and Social Justice
Humanity in Action Senior Fellow Héctor Álvarez created The Ghoul Exhibition in order to merge performance and social engagement in an artistic response to the unfolding tragedy of gun violence in the United States.
Marking the World Day of Social Justice in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Street action for 20th February, the World Day of Social Justice, on the central city square in Banja Luka
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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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.
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