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Humanity in Action The Netherlands' Program Manager Raissa Biekman met with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte to address demands from the black community on tackling racism in Dutch society.
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Asma Baban wins Humanity in Action Detroit Grant Competition
Senior Fellow Asma Baban is the recipient of the 2020 Humanity in Action Detroit Grant competition. Her project "Parks&Lite" will work on community revitalization, placemaking, and urban development in Detroit.
Tietz Lecture on Addressing Antisemitism
Antisemitism never went away in Germany. Now, it resurges – both covertly and increasingly in public. The intensifying antisemitic hate speech is also followed by acts of violence: In Germany, between 2017 and 2019, the antisemitic acts of violence doubled (Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution; 2020). The pianist Igor Levit and the author Lena Gorelik will discuss about Antisemitism in Germany today – and the actions that need to be taken now.
Humanity in Action Denmark’s October ’43 Travel Grant is now open for applications
The Travel Grant is dedicated to young students and professionals who work with issues regarding refugees and/or the protection of minorities in either the academic, social, political or practical field. The travel grant applies to projects on Danish conditions or Danish engagements abroad.
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PAX Power to the People x HIA Talks: Activism: profession, hobby or lifestyle?
In the context of the National Peace Week 2020, Humanity in Action The Netherlands, in collaboration with PAX Power to the People, organized the event: ACTIVISM: PROFESSION, HOBBY OR LIFESTYLE? On Sunday September 20th, 2020, we spoke with several ‘changemakers’ about their activism.
Congressman John Lewis: An Offscreen Moment
The solemnity only deepened when the smallest of the three boys said, “I want to be like you when I grow up.” To which the Congressman replied, “We need you now.”
In Memory of Breonna Taylor
In response to the murder of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year old black woman murdered in her sleep by police in Louisville, Kentucky, Senior Fellow Melissa Serrano wrote this poem to honor her life and death at the hands of an unjust justice system.
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Talking About Inequality
Tess Luttikhuis and Annelie Boeren developed a short intersectional educational program and discussed the theme of inequality in Dutch society with first-year secondary school students by using an interactive game.
Wheels: A Vocational Program for Roma Girls
Through the Wheels program, Senior Fellow Rafaela Tsinafournioti introduces Roma girls to a variety of professions through discussion, activities, and interviews with professionals.
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