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.
Tanforan: From Internment Center to Shopping Mall
Tanforan: From Internment Center to Shopping Mall is a documentary film about a shopping mall in California called Tanforan, which served as a temporary internment camp for Japanese-Americans from the Bay Area during their forced relocation in WWII.
Poland for All
Poland for All is a short film intended to communicate the positive changes in society as a whole and show the youngest Poles of different origins.
A Piece of Mine
Senior Fellow Tamar van Gelderen undertook a educational photography project exploring personal, social and national identities among the youth of a socially and culturally diverse Israel.
Senior Fellow Martine Marquis founded Crossborder Factory as a social enterprise that aims to stimulate the debate on Europe by developing innovative forms of participation.
Simulation Games for Teaching Human Rights and Active Citizenship in Post-Soviet Moldova
Senior Fellow Zachariah Falconer-Stout helped organize the creation and deployment of two simulation games on human rights and active citizenship in Moldova.
Diversity on the Other Side of the Wall: Muslims in Sofia
In tandem with the Transeuropa Festival, Senior Fellow Pavlina Doublekova orchestrated a seven-day workshop for Senior Fellows and the public on Mulsim minorities presence in Sofia and broader Bulgaria.
Voices from Poland
Voices from Poland was an oral history project aimed at collecting stories from ethnic minority groups in Poland.
When I Fall Silent, Silent Falls the World
When I Fall Silent, Silent Falls the World is a campaign aimed at debunking stereotypes and spreading knowledge about the situation Roma people found themselves in as a result of the armed conflict in Kosovo through film screenings, discussions and exhibitions of photography.
Featured Action Project
Become a Fellow
Every year, new Humanity in Action Fellows come together in six cities across Europe and the United States to study how and why people resist intolerance and protect democratic values.
01 Year duration
150 Fellows per year