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Join our Web Conversation on Migration, Identity and Belonging
Since our founding, migration with all its opportunities and challenges has been at the forefront of our minds. Our second edition of Web Conversations features a selection of the knowledge and action that we have produced as a community.
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Swing State Florida: A Documentary
Swing State Florida, a documentary film in three chapters (The Fields of Immokalee, Liberty City, After Michael) dives into three critical Florida communities that are believed to be influential in swaying the 2020 US election.
How to Fix Democracy NYC Premiere
Come join the Bertelsmann Foundation and Humanity in Action for the NYC Premiere of the How to Fix Democracy documentary!
Partnership with Goethe University Frankfurt/Main
Humanity in Action Germany is very much looking forward to entering a partnership with the Goethe University Frankfurt/Main in 2020.
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On People with Disabilities
What would happen if Hermione Granger was a girl with a disability? Why is disability is rarely discussed in terms of diversity? Who are people with disabilities?
A Culture of Heavenly Argument: My Jewish Response to Senseless Hatred
I am a proud Jewish American with family members who have attended the Tree of Life Synagogue for four generations. In the hours after the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the history of the United States, I felt three things.
Pre-Genocide - Warnings and Readiness to Protect
An anthology of personal interpretations, by researchers and writers, about alarm bells and the readiness to protect prior to genocides. The essays in this volume focus on the 1930s before the Holocaust in Germany, Poland, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands and Denmark - as well as the years before the genocides in Armenia, Cambodia, Kurdistan, Rwanda and Bosnia.
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211 Ongoing Action Projects
The Bertelsmann Foundation, Andrew Keen and Us on How to Fix Democracy
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Break the Cycle
Break the Cycle is an event to raise awareness about the access to rights for those who suffered sexual violence during the war in Bosnia.
Solidary Communes (Colocations Solidaires)
Senior Fellow Romane Rozencwajg collaborated with Terre d'Ancrages to offer rooms in shared apartments and communes to asylum seekers and refugees in need.
May his memory be a blessing for us all
We are deeply saddened to share that Herbert Pundik, Co-Founder of Humanity in Action, passed away.
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