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Meet the 2019 Polish and Ukrainian Fellows
This summer, 17 new Humanity in Action Fellows from Poland and three from Ukraine took part in Fellowships in Atlanta, Berlin, Sarajevo and Warsaw.
Reflections from Warsaw
Hear from some of our recent Fellows on their reflections during the 2019 Warsaw Fellowship.
Is Winter Coming?
After hearing from Konstanty Gebert and Jan Sowa during his 2019 Warsaw Fellowship, Fellow Krzysztof Skwara reflects on what has led to the Law and Justice Party's success in Poland.
I miss you jew!
After an eyeopening visit to Polin, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, 2019 Warsaw Fellow Magda Fuchs reckons with common misconceptions of Jewish history in Poland.
Advocating for Change, Not Inspiration
Taking inspiration from disability advocate Katarzyna Bierzanowska, 2019 Warsaw Fellow Sabrina Jen reminds young activists to learn and change mentalities rather than looking for "inspiration" from minoritized communities.
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 from recent months.
#GirlPowerAcademy is a project launched by #MamyGlos, which sought to educate and empower Polish girls to stand up, and to speak up regarding feminism and female empowerment.
Conflict Kitchen (Kuchnia Konfliktu)
Conflict Kitchen (Kuchnia Konfliktu) is a socially-involved restaurant co-created with refugees which serves dishes from those regions which are currently in the midst of war.
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.
News and Events
10 Books on Sexuality for the Holidays
Humanity in Action Senior Fellows Sylwia Vargas and Gosia Kot, among others, had their book on LGBTQIAP issues and definitions featured in Vogue Poland.
8 Ideas For Social Campaigns – How To Be An Upstander?
Presentation of social campaigns at the Austrian Culture forum in collaboration with Humanity in Action and special guest speaker Dr. Adam Bodnar, Polish Ombudsman.
Hit vlog against hate speech on YouTube: 7 Meters Under and Humanity in Action Polska join forces!
Humanity in Action Poland releases new vlog against hate speech with hit Polish Youtube channel 7 Meters Under.
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