News & Events

Registration is Open for the 2018 International Conference in Strasbourg

April 20, 2018

April 20 – We are thrilled to announce that registration for the Ninth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference is now open! The International Conference will take place from July 5-8, 2018 in Strasbourg France. Humanity in Action is grateful to the… Read more

Humanity in Action Announces 2018 Professional Fellowships

April 17, 2018

We are thrilled to announce this year's slate of four Professional Fellowships offered exclusively to Humanity in Action Senior Fellows.

The Fellowships give Senior Fellows the opportunity to work with frontline organizations across the United States on some of the most important issues of 2018 –– voting rights, racial justice, technology, civil liberties, healthcare,… Read more

Judith Goldstein Reflects on Vision and Current Affairs

April 03, 2018

April 2, 2018 –

I have been thinking a great deal about ‘seeing’ in both the physical and metaphoric senses. Eight months ago, I went for an annual visit to the ophthalmologist in Maine. All went well; no changes in the prescription glasses. She made light mention of cataracts, but nothing of concern. In the fall, I noticed that reading print on a screen was a bit… Read more

12 Senior Fellows on #MeToo's International Impact

February 02, 2018

In the past several months, the #MeToo Movement has gained momentum across American industries and communities and has spread to many other countries. Many have hailed #MeToo as a major step forward in women’s rights and gender rights, while others have criticized elitist and exclusionary aspects of the movement.

We asked Fellows and Senior Fellows to share reflections on #MeToo… Read more

Humanity in Action Screens New Film "Make Reality"

January 27, 2018

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

Humanity in Action Announces the Recipients of the 2018 Pat Cox Fellowship

December 15, 2017

December 15, 2017 – Humanity in Action is pleased to introduce the recipients of the 2018 Pat Cox-Humanity in Action Fellowship

Each year, Humanity in Action brings together a small group of outstanding students and young professionals from around the world for three-month… Read more

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