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The Humanity in Action Fellowship explores issues of democracy, pluralism, human rights, and social justice.
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Constitutional appeal against Saxon police law
Senior Fellow David Werdermann and his organization Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte (GFF) are pursuing a constitutional appeal against the reform of the Saxon police law. This law currently allows the police to monitor people before they commit any crime.
The World After Corona
Senior Fellow Carolin Wiedemann wrote two articles in the forthcoming book "The World After Corona".
Working towards sustainable and systemic change: Getting to know Lisa Ama Schrade
Get to know Lisa Ama Schrade, the new Berlin Program Director. She hopes to critically engage with the historical, political, and economic systems that underlie social inequalities in society, and bring people together to develop visions of systemic and sustainable change.
The Alfred Landecker Foundation and Humanity in Action announce 2020 Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellows
Today, the Alfred Landecker Foundation, in partnership with Humanity in Action, has announced the participants of its inaugural Democracy Fellowship.
Countering Antisemitism through Education
We are proud to be one of nine members of the European Network Countering Antisemitism through Education.
Partnership with Goethe University Frankfurt/Main
Humanity in Action Germany is very much looking forward to entering a partnership with the Goethe University Frankfurt/Main in 2020.
Reimagining Belonging in New York and Berlin
We connect passionate people.
All our Fellows conduct a hands-on local civil society initiative, an "Action Project." Check out some of our community's projects.
Educating medical students on female genital mutilation (FGM)
In order to take on a problem, you first need to understand it - especially if it as complex as Female Genital Mutilation. Senior Fellow Mara Franke worked on educating medical professionals about FGM through a lecture series.
Nora and Pauline are two non-binary people who were frustrated about the sex-education they received. How can it be that we only learn as adults about important issues like safer sex in non-heterosexual constellations, consent, and that sexuality is about so much more than reproduction?
Heidelberg Black Feminist Book Club
Senior Fellow Akilah Silke Güc created a new gathering place for her community to learn, explore, and heal together while meeting up to read books on blankets next to the river.
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 confront intolerance and protect democratic values.
01 Year duration
135 Fellows per year