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Humanity in Action Launches Five Professional Fellowships

March 16, 2017
Humanity in Action is pleased to launch five Professional Fellowships offered exclusively to Senior Fellows. The Fellowships focus on some of the most important issues of 2017 - voting rights, racial justice, civil liberties, healthcare, affordable housing, LGBT rights and state…

Humanity in Action Announces New Fellowship in Detroit

January 24, 2017

January 24, 2017 – Humanity in Action is delighted to announce the launch of the Humanity in Action Fellowship in Detroit – a new program for students and young professionals from Detroit, elsewhere in Michigan, Europe and from the U.S. Senior Fellow network. The inaugural program will begin in July 2017 and will focus on democratic inclusion, equitable development, social… Read more

Humanity in Action Announces the Recipients of the 2017 Pat Cox Fellowship Program

January 06, 2017

January 5, 2017 – Humanity in Action is pleased to introduce the recipients of the 2017 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

In New Film, Senior Fellows Discuss Leadership and Humanity in Action

December 13, 2016

Humanity in Action is pleased to release a new short film – "Developing Leadership: Humanity in Action Senior Fellows" Directed by Senior Fellow Joel Vargas, the film premiered at Humanity in Action's 20th Anniversary Celebration Benefit, which took place at Christie's in New York on December 8th, 2016.

The film features insights from Senior Fellows Danielle Goonan, Brian Stout,… Read more

Humanity in Action Holds 20th Anniversary Celebration Benefit at Christie's

November 30, 2016

December 12, 2016 – Humanity in Action held its 2016 Benefit in honor of its 20th Anniversary celebration. The Benefit took place at Christie's New York City on Thursday, December 8, 2016

This year’s benefit honored David M. Rubenstein, philanthropist and Co-Founder of the Carlyle Group;… Read more

Two Speeches on the U.S. Election from Humanity in Action and the NAACP

October 28, 2016

Thursday, November 2 – Humanity in Action is pleased to share two speeches given at the recent New York Conference. NAACP President & CEO Cornell Brooks delivered the opening keynote on "Racial Justice and the Right to Vote in 2016." To listen to his speech on iTunes, please  Read more

Humanity in Action Publishes Book on Policy and Pluralism Across Borders

October 26, 2016

October 26, 2016 — Humanity in Action is pleased to announce the release of Shifting Paradigms (Humanity in Action Press 2016), a collection of articles written by the 2015 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellows. The 2015 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship explored… Read more

Humanity in Action Announces the Recipients of the 2017 Lantos-Humanity in Action Fellowship Program

October 17, 2016

October 18, 2016 – Humanity in Action is pleased to introduce the recipients of the 2017 Lantos-Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship. 

Each year, Humanity in Action and the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice bring together a small group of outstanding students and young professionals from around the world for a five-month long internship at the office of… Read more

Humanity in Action to Hold NY Conference on U.S. Election and Social Justice

October 13, 2016

On October 21 and 22, 2016, Humanity in Action will convene its annual New York Conference to explore social justice issues at the heart of the 2016 U.S. election. The conference will take place at The New School in Manhattan. 

"This year's conference explores the most important social justice issues in the U.S. election –  inequality, racism, immigration, gun… Read more

John Lewis Fellows Record "An Appeal for Human Rights" and Publish Essays

August 26, 2016

Humanity in Action is pleased to release two important publications from the 2016 John Lewis program in Atlanta, Georgia – a video reading of "An Appeal for Human Rights" and a collection of reflections from the John Lewis Fellows.

The first publication is a video reading by the 2016 John Lewis Fellows of Roslyn Pope's "An Appeal for Human Rights." Published on March 9, 1960 in… Read more