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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. Click here for short films featuring a selection of our Senior Fellows' Action Projects.
COVID-19: Misinformation Media Campaign for the Public and Toolkit for Providers
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Asha Shajahan, MD, MHSA is a primary care physician, the Graduate Medical Education Director of Social Equity and Health Disparities at Beaumont Health and the Medical Director of Community Health at Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe in the USA. Asha proposes to equip doctors with a fact-checking tool that can help guide evidence-based outcomes and advice.
Community broadcasting: mainstreaming intersectionality in Hungary
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Boglarka Fedorko is an activist, campaigner and facilitator currently based in Budapest, Hungary. She works as the Public Relations Manager of Romani Design, the world's first Roma-owned fashion label as well as a consultant for international feminist, Romani and LGBTQ+ networks. Her project, will amplify the voices of those who are the most affected by the current illiberal governance in Hungary: women, migrants, Roma and LGBTQ people, and other groups who face intersectional discrimination.
Making Common Ground
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Catherine Neilan is a Politics Live Editor at the Telegraph, where she is responsible for covering breaking news and finding exclusives from Westminster and beyond. Catherine’s project is designed to find a new way for people to talk about politics and current affairs without slipping into lazy labels and toxic terminology, which is often accompanied by echo chambers
Claiming our Institutions – Network and Empowerment for BIPOC in Administrations
Alfred 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.
WE CARE: Empowering Migrant Care Workers On- and Offline
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Flavia Matei is an architect working at the University of Art and Design in Linz, Austria. In her free time, Flavia is a committed activist for migrant workers’ rights.
Make friends not war – social media literacy campaign against disinformation & radicalization
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Ignacy Niemczycki is an expert in communication and European affairs. He is a former civil servant who worked on the European Union budget and is a journalist dealing with European Union affairs. He would like to work on an education and communication campaign to build media literacy competencies among the most vulnerable groups, which include younger and older citizens from smaller communities.
The Caledonia School of Speech Writing
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Laura Westring is a writer and Leadership Communications Consultant who leads Public Affairs at Amiqus, a tech for good company. In her project she will develop Scotland's first residential (or online) Speech Writing School which will inspire young people from diverse backgrounds to cultivate their leadership potential.
Reach out: Increased Educational Opportunities in Bristol.
Noor co-organized two university-based outreach initiatives to extend educational opportunities in the city of Bristol in the United Kingdom.