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Senior Fellows Giving Back

December 01, 2017

December 1, 2017 – November 28 – Giving Tuesday – marked the launch of Humanity in Action’s Senior Fellow Giving Campaign, which invites Senior Fellows, Fellows and friends of the organization to help support the organization’s work. 

Throughout… Read more

Humanity in Action Releases PERSPECTIVES Magazine

November 30, 2017

November 30, 2017  — Humanity in Action is pleased to share the new release of PERSPECTIVES, a magazine of articles authored by Senior Fellows and other writers close to the organization.

The three issues of PERSPECTIVES provide a rich set of research, opinion articles and interviews that are at the center of the organization’s work. Humanity in Action invited its… Read more

Humanity in Action Announces the Launch of the Senior Fellows Forum in Berlin

November 13, 2017

November 10, 2017 — Humanity in Action is pleased to announce the launch of the "Senior Fellows Forum: Flight and Migration – Societies in Transition" in Berlin, Germany.

This 10-day forum brings together 26 Fellows and Senior Fellows from Bosnia and Herzegovina,… Read more

Humanity in Action 2017 Benefit

November 06, 2017

November 6, 2017 - Humanity in Action will hold its annual benefit on Monday, November 13, 2017. Hosted by Barbara and Eric Dobkin, the benefit is themed In Conversation: Threats to Democracy.

The benefit will feature an informal conversation with three esteemed speakers – Karen J. Greenberg (Director of the… Read more

Humanity in Action Screens New Film "Make Reality"

October 27, 2017

July 6, 2017 – This past year, Humanity in Action teamed up with Brooklyn-based paper-cut and stop-motion animation artist, Andrew Benincasa, to create an animated film on the theme of reality in the context of Humanity in Action's mission. The film explores the pressures on reality, community and active citizenship in a time of increasing social and political discord. "Make… Read more

2017 New York Conference Agenda

October 12, 2017

October 12 – We are excited to share the schedule for this month's New York Conference. This year's conference is a "State of the States." Humanity in Action is featuring Senior Fellows and guests who are fighting for social justice across the country – in Missouri, Georgia, California, Virginia, Ohio and Louisiana.  Read more

Call for US Applications for 2018 Humanity in Action Fellowship is Open!

October 03, 2017

October 3, 2017 – Humanity in Action is pleased to announce that applications for the 2018 Humanity in Action summer Fellowship programs are now open! 

  • Humanity in Action Fellowship in Europe (Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Sarajevo and Warsaw): June 8 - July 8, 2018
  • Humanity in Action Fellowship in the United States

Video Keynote: Arlie Russell Hochschild on "Strangers in Their Own Lands"

September 12, 2017

Humanity in Action convened Fellows and Senior Fellows for a special Video Keynote discussion on the Tea Party, Trumpism and political division in the United States with author Arlie Russell Hochschild on September 11, 2017. Hochschild is author of "Strangers in Their Own Lands," a celebrated book about the Tea Party and… Read more

New York Conference Registration is Open

August 21, 2017

August 21 — We're thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the Seventh Annual Humanity in Action New York Conference. The Conference will take place on October 20-21 at The New School.  Read more

Inaugural Detroit Fellowship Brings Together Emerging and Established Urban Leaders

August 08, 2017

After a month of intensive study about urban and economic change in Detroit, the inaugural Humanity in Action Fellowship in Detroit concluded on Friday, August 4th. The fellowship explored the biography of Detroit –– a city deeply emblematic of the tensions of urban development and inequality in the United States. 

Humanity in Action's 22 Fellows explored the most… Read more