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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.
HIA Junior 2020 Speak Truth to Power!
Climate change, racism, inequality and the societal impacts of COVID-19 affect us all, but can you do something about it? The answer is YES! Would you like to learn how you can make an impact? Sign up now for HIA Junior 2020 Speak Truth to Power!
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.
Watch PAX Power to the People x HIA TALKS | Activism: Profession, hobby or lifestyle?
Activism is protest, but it is so much more. What exactly does activism mean? Is it a job? A conviction? Full-time activism is mentally hard to sustain and, therefore only available to few. But does that mean that you can't make a difference if you can't do it 24/7? No, it doesn't.
National trends in drug payments for PrEP, 2014-2018
Nathan Furukawa recently published an article on “National Trends in Drug Payments for HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis in the United States” in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.
On Women’s Political Empowerment
In her latest piece for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Senior Fellow Saskia Brechenmacher reports on how existing institutions and systems have to change in order to achieve gender equality.
Evidence supporting transmission of coronavirus 2 while presymptomatic or asymptomatic
Nathan Furukawa published an article concerning the transmission of coronavirus while pre or asymptomatic. This literature review tracked relevant articles from January 1st to April 2nd, 2020 with the goal of reviewing the available research.
Humanity in Action selected as a Top Summer Fellowship of 2020
ProFellow has selected the Humanity in Action Fellowship as one of its Top 10 Summer Fellowships of 2020.
Humanity in Action Fellowship Named Among 10 Fellowships for Human Rights
Humanity in Action was named by Human Rights Careers among 10 of the top Fellowships for human rights.
Humanity in Action Fellowship Named among 5 Fellowships to Keep an Eye on
The Humanity in Action Fellowship has been named by College Magazine among five Fellowships to keep an eye on, joining the ranks of Fulbright, the Watson Fellowship and Princeton.