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"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.
Reflections on COVID-19
Clarity, I believe, gives strength. Hope is energizing. Engaging in common civic pursuit is emboldening. Voting is resistance. Resisting is what will restore our health.
Unsettling Human Rights: UNDRIP and the Responsibilities of State to Indigenous Communities
In the second installment of the webinar series "Rights and Resistance: The Ongoing Fight for Indigenous Sovereignty," host and Senior Fellow Roo George-Warren discusses the fraught history of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Activating Yourself in the Time of Coronavirus
I have spent over a decade focused on caring for individuals who are scared about how to proceed with their lives in times of personal uncertainty. Patients who see me are often afraid about inflammation and/or deformities in their joints that are limiting, nervous about abnormal laboratory values, and downright frightened about how their futures might unfold.
An Indigenous Person's History of the United States
In the first installment of the webinar series "Rights and Resistance: The Ongoing Fight for Indigenous Sovereignty," host and Senior Fellow Roo George-Warren discusses the history of the United States from their perspective as a Catawba native.
Reflections on the “Public Charge” Rule
The “public charge” rule is a betrayal of the idea that anybody who works hard can make it in America. With it we betray not only immigrants seeking a new life here and those who came before them, like my grandparents—we also betray ourselves and the values we have claimed to espouse since our founding.
Healthcare for Syrian Refugees in Jordan: The Shift from Primary to Secondary Healthcare
Since March of 2011, Syria has undergone a political crisis which has resulted in instability within the country. This instability has created the Syrian refugee crisis, which has put a strain on neighboring countries including Jordan.
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.