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Running for Humanity in Action: Supporters of HIA France Team Up to Run the New York City Marathon

December 06, 2010 Tags: fundraising
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Adam Day, Sara Rendtorff Smith, Brett Garrett and Philippe Diversy don’t have much in common: neither age, nationality, health status, or running experience bring them together. Adam and Sara both work at the UN, but in different sections, and Philippe and Brett both spent the summer in France, but Philippe was in Bretagne, while Brett was an HIA Fellow in Lyon. In fact, before last… Read more

HIA France Runs Diversity Workshop for EU Civil Society and Releases Educational Toolbox

August 31, 2010

Humanity in Action France hosted a workshop in Paris this past January entitled Diversity: How to Encourage a European Debate.

Fifteen European civil society members, including HIA Senior Fellows, came from Sweden, Denmark, Cyprus, the Netherlands, Romania, the Czech Republic, France and Germany to take part in the workshop. The participants engaged in a series of seminars and… Read more

Over 200 Participants Gathered in Amsterdam for HIA’s First Annual International Conference

July 12, 2010 Tags: amsterdam, hia conference

Fellows, Senior Fellows, Board Members and friends of HIA joined together for three days of an intense and inspiring program.

The program included:

  • discussions, workshops, film screenings, and the opportunity to meet nearly 200 outstanding young leaders in the HIA community;
  • Presentations from leading academics and activists, politicians and journalists,…

HIA France Wins Benefit Soccer Tournament to Fight Homophobia

June 01, 2010 Tags: fundraising, lgbt

On May 24th HIA participated in a soccer tournament organized by Paris Foot Gay, a French NGO working to end homophobia in sports. The b.yourself tournament was held at the Parc des Princes, and hosted teams from various civil rights organizations.

HIA's team, led by Board Member Majid El Jarroudi and coached by Director of HIA France, Tara Dickman, won first place in the competition… Read more