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Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellows Discuss Protecting Democracy After Attack on US Capitol
Landecker Fellows gathered to debrief the violent January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol and the implications this assault has had on the future of democracy--an assault fueled by conspiracy theories and former US President Donald Trump himself. From there, they deliberated on how we can depolarize our communities and call civil society into action in order to protect and strengthen democratic societies.
Senior Fellow is appointed Representative Strickland's Communications Director
Senior Fellow Katrina Martell was recently hired as Representative Strickland's Communications Director.
How Warnock and Ossoff's victories evoked the history of the Black freedom struggle
Senior Fellow Brandon Tensley, National Political Writer for CNN Politics, analyzed the runoff elections in Georgia. He reflected on the ways in which Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff's victories are linked the the broader and ongoing Black freedom struggle in the United States.
The Bertelsmann Foundation, Humanity in Action & Andrew Keen on How to Fix Democracy: The Interview Series & Live Sessions
How to Fix Democracy: The Documentary Film
Action Projects are as diverse as Humanity in Action Fellows. Fellows apply their new knowledge and perspectives to the communities they impact—in whatever format they find meaningful.
Stonewall: 50 Years Later, A Talk about the LGBTQ Community in the U.S. and Perú
A presentation and open discussion about the struggle, then and now, for LGBTQ rights and acceptance in Trujillo, Perú.
35 was an interactive art project at the Montclair Art Museum; it raised awareness about the life expectancy rate for Black transgender women.
Excavating Atlanta: A Podcast Series
Senior Fellow Virginia Spinks created Excavating Atlanta, a podcast series which explores the history and residual effects of structural inequality in the City of Atlanta.