Action Projects - USA
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. Click here for short films featuring a selection of our Senior Fellows' Action Projects.
Arabeze: A Collection of Poems
Senior Fellow Yasmene Dergham's project "Arabeze" is a collection of poems that discusses duel identity, social justice issues, modern day imperialism, and everything in between.
Building International Solidarity
Kalena Thomhave wrote a series of articles detailing the indignities of Filipino call center workers who are organizing for a labor union. Her work highlights the role of the US labor movement in this process and the importance of international solidarity.
Interfaith Coalition Dinner Series
Senior Fellows Zoe Robbin and Mariam Hassoun created the "The Interfaith Coalition Dinner Series," which brought together student leaders from Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, and Secular on-campus spiritual and religious groups to plan a dinner series.
Empowering Women and Girls in NYC
Landecker Democracy Fellow Reshma Persaud is a Manager of Principal Giving at the International Rescue Committee. In support of activism through art, Reshma and SQWM will host an exhibition highlighting immigrant communities, families, or/and anonymous GBV survivors for them to "Tell their Stories Through Art" either virtually or in-person.
The Shades of Literature Book Club
The Shades of Literature Book Club allowed students at Florida State University to critically analyze novels with humanitarian themes.
What Starts Here: Wisdom From Texas Law Faculty
Senior Fellow Ashley Berry organized a lecture series at her law school that challenged students to think beyond case law and examine how they relate to those around them and their community by addressing mental health issues.
Trans Chosen Family Feast
Elias Lowe planned and executed an anti-colonial community dinner for trans people and allies as an alternative to Thanksgiving.
Stonewall: 50 Years Later, A Talk about the LGBTQ Community in the U.S. and Perú
A presentation and open discussion about the struggle, then and now, for LGBTQ rights and acceptance in Trujillo, Perú.