Knowledge & Resources
Sharing knowledge is crucial to our mission. Browse work and wisdom from our organization and community.
The Dayton Accords and the Future of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kurt Bassuener of the Democratization Policy Council delivers a keynote address at the Third Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. June 28, 2012
When Protest Counts: Poland's Struggle For Reproductive Freedom
After listening to journalist Zuzanna Radzik speak on the topic of abortion during the 2019 Warsaw Fellowship, Fellow Karyna Kolidych argues for the realization and legislation of the legal right to abortion.
Fellowship Vlog: Community Day #1
The 2019 Amsterdam Fellows banded together to devote a day of their Fellowship to helping clean the plastic from Amsterdam's canals. Listen to why they are taking action to protect the environment.
Let’s Meet at the Intersection of You and Me
In this essay, Fellow Katherine Feske-Kirby argues for the need to embrace intersectionality and through acceptance recognize that others' lives are just as nuanced.
The Rainbow is Complicated
Fellow Hanna Jaśkiewicz reflects upon visits with LGBTQIAP+ rights activists during the 2019 Warsaw Fellowship.
How to Fix Democracy with Sir Malcolm Rifkind
In a conversation that touches upon Brexit, the Cold War, and China’s rise, Sir Malcolm Rifkind frames the challenge to liberal democracy today as a battle between “rule of law” and “rule by law.”
Political Correctness Is a Shot in One’s Foot
After hearing jarring words from successful marketer Marek Dorobisz, Fellow Natalia Grzankowska reflects on the need for activists to engage with wider audiences -- and take some risks in the process.
Reflection on ACLU of Georgia Professional Fellowship
Ultimately, I was not given busy work at the ACLU but given invaluable opportunities to impact change. This experience has been invaluable to me as a person and a professional.
Humanity in Action Press
Discover some of the publications from our in-house publisher:
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, Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity is a collection of essays from the 2014 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship, which tackled international relations from a diversity perspective.
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.