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We act because change will not happen by itself., change requires responsible leaders., and human rights are not negotiable.
The Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellowship
A one-year program that tasks young leaders to create innovative solutions for the current challenges that democracies face in Europe and the United States.
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.
Mental Health Buddies Network (Sieć Przyjaciół Zdrowia Psychicznego)
Mental Health Buddies has become a widely recognized and award-winning grass-roots project. Its core objective is to ensure that every person struggling with a mental health problem – i.e. anyone who has ever felt isolated, misunderstood, or stigmatized – receives the necessary support.
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.
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.
News and Events
The motivation of our Fellows to act for human rights presented in a short video
Organizacje społeczne. To działa, one of HIA Poland Fellowship's media partners, together with our Fellows created a short video where they tell about their motivation to act for human rights.
We did it! The 15th edition of the Academy of Human Rights was held 100% online
During three intense weeks 23 outstanding young leaders and activists took part in and actively contributed to the 15th edition of the Academy of Human Rights.
Interview with Humanity in Action Poland Chair Monika Mazur-Rafał on Halo Radio
Radio interview with Monika Mazur-Rafał, President of the Managing Board and Director of Humanity in Action Poland, where she discussed the state of civil society and democracy in current COVID-19 times and the importance of informed grassroots activism that for example the Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellowship and the Humanity in Action Fellowships support.
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