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Applications for the 2020 Fellowships are now open!
The deadline for applicants from the Netherlands is February, 9.
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Anna Timmerman started as new General Director PAX Peace Organization
"I'm a very optimistic person and I believe in people's resilience. I learned a lot from people like Frieda Menco, co-founder of Humanity in Action, where I worked for years."
The Humanity in Action community sends its deepest hopes to Representative John Lewis to gain strength and renewed good health
The Fellows and the whole Humanity in Action community send Congressman John Lewis our deepest hopes for gaining strength in his battle against pancreatic cancer.
Humanity in Action selected as a Top Summer Fellowship of 2020
ProFellow has selected the Humanity in Action Fellowship as one of its Top 10 Summer Fellowships of 2020.
As part of the Humanity in Action Fellowship, our Fellows are tasked with developing impactful projects in their own communities.
Short Film: "Thin Ice"
"Thin Ice," a short film addressing the increasing fear of terrorism and the consequential prejudicial discrimination.
Stories of Womanhood
Stories of Womanhood is an initiative of Sharona Badloe and Sophia Blijden that aims to show the power of a personal story. In academic and political discussions on feminism, sexism, and discrimination, polarization seems to be omnipresent.
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.
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