Oy Vey Acts
Landecker Democracy Fellow Lievnath Faber works on co-creating a Jewish hub, Oy Vey, in the city center of Amsterdam, right in the middle of the former Jewish quarter. Lievnath’s idea is to create a lasting connection between the Jewish activists and the broader activist community in The Netherlands, specifically in Amsterdam. This will create a civic revolution against populist, nationalist, and racist forces in our society who benefit from the current antagonism between these communities.
Bijlmer Valley - Get Digital
Landecker Democracy Fellow Zawdie Sandvliet is a Social Studies teacher and the initiator of the Afro-Dutch Studies at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. His project will create awareness around the historically determined disparities within the Dutch elementary and high school education system when it comes to opportunities and educational results.
Responsible and Sustainable Business Leader
Landecker Democracy Fellow Ireen Kars is a consultant at Russell Reynolds Associates, which helps companies identify, select, and grow sustainable leaders who will thrive and succeed over the long term. This project aims to not only help increase the awareness of the consequences of COVID-19 but also define the role of leadership in a post-COVID-19 world.
Orange the World - Haarlem
"Orange the World - End Violence against Women" was a campaign that Senior Fellow Alida Lianne Cluistra coordinated with partners in Haarlem.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
in 2018, Senior Fellows Aletta de Savornin Lohman and Nikki Niland helped Humanity in Action Netherlands commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy.
Definitely Family: Cross-border Families
Senior Fellow Merel de Herder started her Action Project in the summer of 2017. She and her father left the Netherlands for Tajikistan by car. Their goal was to meet families along the way to find out who they saw as an indispensable part of their family.
'All for Hungary' Documentary
Senior Fellow Swaan van Iterson interviewed and filmed a documentary about Hungarian university students who support the country’s far right Jobbik party.
Geert Spreekt Niet Voor Mij ("Geert Does Not Speak For Me")
A campaign enabling people in the Netherlands to distance themselves from Geert Wilders' xenophobic views using an iconic wristband and social media.