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 or virtual 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.
Intersectionality in Danish Preschools
Senior Fellow Malte Hansen developed Intersectional Teaching Practices for Humanity in Action Denmark's Teacher Academy in 2018.
Stories of Womanhood
Stories of Womanhood, an initiative by Senior Fellows Sharona Badloe and Sophia Blijden, aims to show the power of a personal story. After the first edition of Stories of Womanhood in Amsterdam, it evolved into a complete series that connects and empowers women in finding their own voice.
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.
Intersectionality it: the Movement to end Gender Based Violence
Senior Fellow Cameron Kinker worked with students on campuses across the United States to implement awareness-raising campaigns on the intersectionality of gender-based violence.
How to be an Ally? Videos for Dialogue and Action
Senior Fellows Gage Garretson and Merve Mert created a collaborative video series aimed at opening sustained dialogue and providing practical opportunities for allyship on college campuses.
Updating Boston College Law School's Non-discrimination Policy
Seeking to create a space of legal protection for all genders, Senior Fellow Sean Patrick McGinley petitioned Boston College Law School to implement a gender-inclusive non-discrimination policy.
Gender and Identity
Senior Fellow Gerlinde Theunissen led a discussion and film screenings on the topic "Gender and Identity" in order to think about and raise awareness of gender inequality in Germany.
Queer Muslim Berliners/refugees came together to break fast during Ramadan, as a moment of oneness and community.
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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.
01 Year duration
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