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Humanity in Action Releases Schedule for International Conference in The Hague

June 19, 2015 Tags: reconciliation, law and transitional justice, mechanisms of human rights protection

June 19 — Humanity in Action is pleased to annouce the complete program schedule and list of speakers for the Sixth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference. The confere will take place in The Hague, the Netherlands from June 25-28, 2015. Read more

Humanity in Action and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights Announce the 2015 John Lewis Fellows

June 10, 2015 Tags: civil rights, race, human rights strategies

June 10, 2015 — Humanity in Action and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc. are pleased to announce the names of the 28 recipients of the 2015 John Lewis Fellowship. Click here to… Read more

Humanity in Action Announces the 2015 Recipients of the Diplomacy & Diversity Fellowship

May 20, 2015 Tags: diplomacy, diversity

February 20, 2015—Humanity in Action announced today the names of the 24 recipients of the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship. The 2015 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship will bring together American and European graduate students for an intense and intellectually challenging program on international relations and global diversity in Washington, DC, Berlin and Paris from May 29 to June… Read more

President Clinton and Congressman John Lewis Speak about Humanity in Action

April 24, 2015 Tags: media, hia programs

Humanity in Action is celebrating 16 years of educational programming in 2014. To mark this occasion, Humanity in Action produced a film that highlights its mission, programs and Senior Fellows. Judith Goldstein, founder and Executive Director, and the Humanity in Action staff would like to thank their… Read more

Humanity in Action Announces 2015 American Humanity in Action Fellows

April 20, 2015

April 20, 2015—Humanity in Action announced today the names of the 43 American recipients of 2015 Humanity in Action Fellowship.

The 2015 American Fellows will join students and recent graduates from universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Poland and Ukraine to participate in the Humanity in Action Fellowship in Europe. The… Read more

Registration Now Open for the International Conference in The Hague

April 01, 2015

March 31 — Registration is now open for the Sixth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in The Hague, taking place June 25-28.

This 2015 International Conference, titled “Gateway to Justice: The Hague,” will… Read more

Carnegie Hall Concert Commemorating 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Theresienstadt Concentration Camp

March 27, 2015 Tags: holocaust, danish rescue, arts

Inspired by the ideals and aspirations of the international educational work of Humanity in Action, the renowned violinist and composer Ittai Shapira will premiere his newest composition at Zankel Hall-Carnegie Hall on May 14, 2015, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Theriesenstadt.

Humanity in Action Philanthropy and Social Enterprise Fellowship Launches in Detroit

March 19, 2015 Tags: philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, academic research

March 19 — The Philanthropy and Social Enterprise Fellowship begins today in Detroit. As one of Humanity in Action’s newest programs, this Fellowship supports eight Senior Fellows as they investigate trends in philanthropy, community development and social innovation.

The narrative of philanthropic innovation amid Detroit’s ruin and revitalization serves as…

Humanity in Action Publishes Book on Diplomacy and Diversity

March 15, 2015

Humanity in Action is proud to release Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity, the latest publication from Humanity in Action Press. This collection features selected essays from the 2014 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellows, who convened in Washington, Paris and Brussels in May and June 2014. This new… Read more

Humanity in Action to Host Benefit at Highly Acclaimed Musical "Hamilton"

February 07, 2015

Humanity in Action is thrilled to host a special evening benefit at the Public Theater in New York City on March 31, 2015. In addition to attending a performance of Hamilton, benefit guests will participate in an engaging pre–production conversation with members of the cast and Ron Chernow, the… Read more