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Humanity in Action Holds Its Third International Conference in Sarajevo

July 05, 2012 Tags: hia conference, sarajevo, bosnia and herzegovina, 2012 fellows

The 2012 Humanity in Action International Conference took place in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina from the evening of Wednesday, June 27 through Sunday, July 1.

The Humanity in Action International Conference is the annual gathering of more than 200 young and established leaders committed to promoting human rights, diversity and active citizenship in their own communities and around the… Read more

Humanity in Action Screens "Just People" in New York City

April 03, 2012

Humanity in Action hosted a screening of its first film “Just People: A Quest for Social Souls With Independent Minds” at Norwood, a private club in New York City. Over 50 people attended the event, including a number of Humanity in Action Senior Fellows, board members, supporters and members of the artistic community. Michael Soussan, author and filmmaker, lead a lively… Read more

Humanity in Action Provides Grants to Nine Senior Fellow Projects

March 21, 2012 Tags: action projects, reconciliation, holocaust education, islamophobia, undocumented immigrants, development

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Senior Fellow Grants Competition.

The goal of this competition is to empower Senior Fellows to create initiatives that embody Humanity in Action's educational mission, increase cooperation among Humanity in Action's global community of Senior Fellows… Read more

2012 Pat Cox-HIA Fellows in the European Parliament

February 27, 2012

The Pat Cox-HIA Fellowship is a three-month professional internship with Members of European Parliament, accompanied by weekly seminars on human rights, minority rights and international relations. The program is open to alumni of the HIA Fellowship and this year, the participants represent seven countries and the past three years of summer fellowship.

HIA is pleased to announce the… Read more

HIA Releases Trailer for Its First Film, "Just People"

January 03, 2012 Tags: bystanders, diversity, film, holocaust education

HIA has partnered with the acclaimed Dutch filmmaker Annegriet Wietsma to produce the organization's first film—one that would reach a large audience and share HIA educational concerns, messages and goals.

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Humanity in Action Mourns the Loss of Lou Rabineau

November 26, 2011

Humanity in Action mourns the passing of Dr. Louis Rabineau, a longtime and much admired member of HIA's Amercian Planning Board.  Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Rabineau is the namesake of the Dr. Louis Rabineau Award recognizing outstanding achievement by HIA Fellows and Senior Fellows.  

Several HIA Senior… Read more

Grants Now Available for HIA Senior Fellows

October 25, 2011 Tags: action projects, hia events, hia programs, senior fellows

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Dutch government that will allow it to fund projects developed by HIA Senior Fellows.

All Senior Fellows are invited to apply for grants from HIA ranging from €500 to €5000. HIA encourages collaborative applications from groups of Senior Fellows.

Humanity in Action Organizes "Exploring Diversity in France" with the Embassy of France in Washington

October 06, 2011 Tags: diversity, france, senior fellows

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce "Exploring Diversity in France," a special discussion series sponsored by the Embassy of France in Washington, DC.

"Exploring Diversity in France" will take place at four American universities from October 11 to 18, 2011. This program was developed in partnership with Humanity in Action, Read more

Senior Fellows Zachary Kaufman and Kuong Ly Named “Top 99 Under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders”

September 25, 2011

Senior Fellows Zachary D. Kaufman  (Denmark, 1999; American Planning Board Member) and Kuong Ly (France, 2009) were recently named in the “Top 99 under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders,” a list created by Young Professionals in Foreign… Read more

Humanity in Action Publishes "Reflections on the Holocaust"

August 29, 2011 Tags: genocide, holocaust, publications

It is with great pleasure that Humanity in Action shares its first book publication, Reflections on the Holocaust.

The essays collected in this volume were written by Humanity in Action Fellows, Senior Fellows, board members and lecturers who have participated in its educational programs from 1997 to 2010.  HIA programs focus on the obligation to understand genocide,… Read more