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.
Local Narratives of Diversity in Action - Against Urban Antisemitism and Social Exclusion
Senior Fellows Jan Kirschenbaum, Dominika Burakiewicz, Ioannis Stylianidis, Bethanie Martin, Maciej Kirschenbaum, and project partner Aleksandra Wilczura planned to restore the presence of the Jews in Poland in the collective memory by implementing lectures, workshops, murals of Polish-German-Jewish sports clubs, and a football tournament for children.
Tietz Lecture on Addressing Antisemitism
Senior Fellow Alexander Busold and his colleagues from the Her.Tietz Initiative organized a webinar on the topic "Addressing Antisemitism One Year After the Attack in Halle."
Senior Fellow Alexander Busold founded the Her.Tietz Initiative. The Her.Tietz Initiative is committed to an open handling of the Nazi history of Hertie, an active commemoration of the victims of the Shoah, and to fighting Antisemitism today.
#BLACKLIVESMATTER IN EUROPE - A Transnational Movement Influencing Policy Agendas?
Senior Fellow Folashade Ajayi organized an event on the topic "#BLACKLIVESMATTER IN EUROPE - A Transnational Movement Influencing Policy Agendas?" This online-event took place on December 2nd, 2020.
Moving Towards A More Inclusive and Future-Oriented Dutch National Commemoration.
Lisa and Lecyca researched to what extent the Dutch National Remembrance is inclusive and sustainable, and how we can use lessons from the past to guide us into a more inclusive future.
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.
HER Docs Film Festival
HER Docs Film Festival is the first documentary film festival in Poland presenting the oeuvre of womxn filmmakers.
Basic programming educational workshops for students of the "Home for Children without Parental Care Bjelave" in Sarajevo.
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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
135 Fellows per year