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Meet the 2019 Dutch Fellows
This summer, 14 new Humanity in Action Fellows from The Netherlands took part in Fellowships in Amsterdam, Atlanta and Sarajevo.
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Films of Freedom
Start the Dialogue
On May 5, the Netherlands celebrates freedom and liberation. But what is freedom? To highlight the current challenges we face, Nationaal Comite 4 en 5 mei, Ooidesign and us created a series of short films. Our Senior Fellows provided (personal) stories to address issues of freedom and the lack thereof. Freedom cannot be taken for granted.
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Art as Resistance
‘Framer Framed’, ‘Castrum Peregrini’ and Humanity in Action The Netherlands organized two public symposia focused on the need to change the way cultural institutions in the Netherlands portray narratives and relate to history.
Inspiring a Sense of Belonging: Getting to Know Raissa Biekman
Raissa Biekman finds Humanity in Action a necessary aspect of society in which we can actively participate in discussing difficult topics on a national and international level, whilst having a pragmatic approach to finding solutions for these issues today and in the future.
Stories of Womanhood
In celebration of International Women's Day, Stories of Womanhood is about the power of a personal story.
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.
Martin Luther King Day
in 2018, Senior Fellows Aletta de Savornin Lohman and Nikki Niland helped Humanity in Action Netherlands commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy.
Geert Spreekt Niet Voor Mij ("Geert Does Not Speak For Me")
A campaign enabling people in the Netherlands to distance themselves from Geert Wilders' xenophobic views using an iconic wristband and social media.
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.
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