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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.
What is a Shelter-In-Place Order Without Shelter?
In this article, Fellow Kendell Miller-Roberts calls for greater attention on the housing crisis in the United States, an issue predating the COVID-19 crisis and only being worsened by the pandemic.
My Community's Uphill Battle Against COVID-19
Growing up indigenous in the United States means living with the understanding that much of the United States is unaware of your existence. I attribute this to several things, the first being history.
2020 Commemoration of the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi
In honor of the 26th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide against the Tusti, Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel, Professor Lecturer at the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University, wrote the following reflection.
Case Study: Wet'suwet'en
In the final installment of the "Rights and Resistance: The Ongoing Fight for Indigenous Sovereignty" series, host and Senior Fellow Roo George-Warren takes a closer look at the contemporary protests against pipelines by the Wet'suwet'en using lessons learned from the first three webinars to analyze an example of current indigenous resistance.
The COVID-19 Eviction Crisis
Tenants in Colorado are facing a looming eviction crisis as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to reverberate. Through the COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project, Senior Fellow Zachary Neumann and associates conducted an analysis of the risks Coloradoans face and offer assistance.
"Yellow Peril" in the Age of COVID-19
I hope that when we look back on this unprecedented time, the pandemic is defined by these acts of kindness, empathy, collective cooperation, innovation, and scientific achievement. And yet, I fear that instead, for so many Asian Americans, this time will evoke memories of "yellow peril" in its ugliest forms.
Environmental Justice and Food Sovereignty: Indigenous Leadership in Healing the Land
In the third installment of the webinar series "Rights and Resistance: The Ongoing Fight for Indigenous Sovereignty," host and Senior Fellow Roo George-Warren discusses the long history of indigenous peoples stewarding the land and how we can learn from them.
Humanity in Action Press
Discover our international Humanity in Action publications:
Shifting Paradigms: Humanity in Action Senior Fellows on Policy and Pluralism Across Borders
Shifting Paradigms is a volume of diverse articles on cross-border policy and pluralism written by Humanity in Action Senior Fellows.
Two Trees in Jerusalem
Cornelia Schmalz-Jacobsen in her touching account "Two Trees in Jerusalem" tells about the resistance of her parents, Donata and Eberhard Helmrich, against the horrors of National Socialism.
Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity
Recognizing the intensification of transnational conflicts that both violently divide and intimately link our global communities, this book is a collection of diverse essays, which tackle international relations and migration.
Humanity in Action: Collected Essays and Talks
Humanity in Action: Collected Essays and Talks is an anthology of written works by Judith Goldstein, the Founder and Executive Director of Humanity in Action. In this collection, Goldstein explores the central themes of Humanity in Action and its educational programming: human rights, the Second World War and the Holocaust, diversity, religious freedom, race relations, civil society and the arts.
Civil Society and the Holocaust: International Perspectives on Resistance and Rescue
In 2013, Humanity in Action Denmark held a conference in Copenhagen to mark the 70th anniversary of the flight and rescue of Danish Jewry. This book was published in association with the “October 1943” conference. The anthology examines how European societies dealt with the knowledge of the Nazi persecution of Jews in very different ways before, during and after the Holocaust.
Reflections on the Holocaust
The first book published by Humanity in Action, Reflections on the Holocaust is a collection of essays from Humanity in Action Fellows, Senior Fellows, Board members and lecturers from 1997 to 2010.