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.
Hospitality Initiative (Inicjatywa Gośc-inność)
Humanity in Action Senior Fellow Nina Lazarcyzk created educational cooking workshops called Hospitality Workshops (GośćInność) dedicated for the youth, run by migrants and refugees in order to bring people together.
The Optimist Project
By bringing together students from poor, urban, and rural communities, The Optimist project aims at creating a space to discuss, advocate, and implement equal access to elite institutions.
Global Health on the Streets of Aarhus
Senior Fellow Simon Bech biked around Aarhus, Denmark with a trailer in tow to spread awareness of the social aspects to global health issues while funding field work by MSF.
Flight and Migration, Societies in Transition
A project seeking to reach out the migration issue from a closer perspective, and to interrelate the newcomers with forums and seminars on the topic.
Kassel Postkolonial is a local decolonial memory project that offers a new perspective on history, globalization & and contemporary life in the German city of Kassel.
Definitely Family: Cross-border Families.
Merel started her Action Project in the summer of 2017. She and her father left the Netherlands for Tajikistan by car. The goal was to meet families along the way to find out who they saw as an indispensable part of their family.
Educating Youth in BiH on the Holocaust in Višegrad Countries
The course reader includes an in-depth thematic discussion of the Visegrad post-Holocaust context, the links between war and genocide, as well as of ideology, the power of the state and bureaucracy, and propaganda and mass media in relation to genocide in all V4 countries.
Always passionate about women and girls' rights, public health and social justice, Senior Fellow Faith Oloruntoba came up with a sex education campaign program encouraging young Nigerian teenage girls to talk freely about "taboo" topics relating to sexual health.
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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