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  • Visiting the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

    "If we lived in a just and honorable world, this would not be our only museum visit in Washington DC. We would also be spending time at one dedicated to the history of black/white relations in the United States. Unfortunately, such a museum does not yet exist, although an outstanding one is now being developed after years of preparation. Despite great gains finally realized in the Civil Rights… Read More

    United States 2010
  • Why Should My Conscience Bother Me? Audio

    Loran Nordgren, Assistant Professor at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, delivers a keynote address at the First Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Amsterdam.  In this keynote, he focuses on why people make unethical decisions and why individuals and organizations with good intentions often act against their ideals. Read More

    Netherlands 2010
    Loran Nordgren
  • Judith Goldstein's Introductory Remarks at the Pioneers Conference in New York City Video

    Dr. Judith Goldstein, Founder and Executive Director of Humanity in Action, introduces the P!oneers Conference in New York City on November 18, 2009.  P!oneers was an initiative of the Felix Meritis Foundation in Amsterdam and Humanity in Action in New York City that brought together a group of cutting-edge thinkers and entrepreneurs for a transatlantic dialogue into the the… Read More

    United States 2009
  • P!oneers Site Visit to Hunts Point, Bronx Video

    John Mundy of the Majora Carter Group leads a tour of Hunts Point Riverside Park as a part of the P!oneers conference on November 19, 2009. P!oneers was an initiative of the Felix Meritis Foundation in Amsterdam and Humanity in Action in New York City that brought together a group of today's cutting-edge thinkers and entrepreneurs for a transatlantic dialogue into the the frontiers of civic… Read More

    United States 2009
    John Mundy
  • P!oneers: A Discussion with Ambassador Renée Jones-Bos Video

    Renée Jones-Bos leads a discussion at the P!oneers conference in New York City on November 20, 2009.  Renée Jones-Bos is the former Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United States.  Beginning in 2011, she now serves as the Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at The Hague. P!oneers was an initiative of the Felix Meritis Foundation… Read More

    United States 2009
    Renée Jones-Bos
  • P!oneers: A Discussion with Darian Rodriguez Heyman at Hunts Point Riverside Park Video

    Darian Rodriguez Heyman, University of California at Berkley, leads a discussion at Hunts Point Riverside Park during the P!oneers conference in New York City on November 19, 2009. P!oneers was an initiative of the Felix Meritis Foundation in Amsterdam and Humanity in Action in New York City that brought together a group of today's cutting-edge thinkers and entrepreneurs for a… Read More

    United States 2009
    Darian Rodriguez Heyman
  • P!oneers: A Discussion with Debbie Bial of the Posse Foundation Video

    Debbie Bial of the Posse Foundation leads a discussion at the P!oneers conference in New York City on November 20, 2009. P!oneers was an initiative of the Felix Meritis Foundation in Amsterdam and Humanity in Action in New York City that brought together a group of today's cutting-edge thinkers and entrepreneurs for a transatlantic dialogue into the the frontiers of civic engagement and… Read More

    United States 2009
    Debbie Bial
  • P!oneers: A Discussion with Kenneth Jackson Video

    Kenneth Jackson leads a discussion at the P!oneers conference in New York City on November 20, 2009. Dr. Jackson is the Jacques Barzun Professor in History and the Social Sciences at Columbia University, where he directs the Herbert H. Lehman Center for American History. P!oneers was an initiative of the Felix Meritis Foundation in Amsterdam and Humanity in Action in New York City that… Read More

    United States 2009
    Kenneth Jackson
  • P!oneers: A Discussion with Majora Carter at The Point Video

    Majora Carter leads a discussion at the P!oneers conference at The Point in Hunts Point, Bronx on November 19, 2009.  Majora Carter is the founder of Sustainable South Bronx, where she served as Executive Director until leaving in 2008 to form the Majora Carter Group consulting firm. P!oneers was an initiative of the Felix Meritis Foundation in Amsterdam and Humanity in Action in… Read More

    United States 2009
    Majora Carter
  • P!oneers: An Introduction Video

     P!oneers was an initiative of the Felix Meritis Foundation in Amsterdam and Humanity in Action in New York City that brought together a group of today's cutting-edge thinkers and entrepreneurs for a transatlantic dialogue into the the frontiers of civic engagement and social entrepreneurship.  The program took place in Amsterdam from April 1-3, 2009 and New York City from November… Read More

    United States 2009