News & Events

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

Humanity in Action Releases Video Marking Its Anniversary

August 23, 2016

Humanity in Action is celebrating 18 years of educational programming in 2015. To mark this special 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 dear… Read more

NAACP President to Speak on U.S. Election at New York Conference

July 25, 2016

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce that Cornell Brooks, President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will serve as the opening keynote speaker at this year's New York Conference.

The New York Conference, inspired by the Humanity in Action International Conference, is a regional gathering for Senior Fellows and friends of Humanity in… Read more

Humanity in Action Convenes International Conference in Athens

June 20, 2016

June 20, 2016 — Humanity in Action is pleased to annouce the complete schedule and list of speakers for the Seventh Annual Humanity in Action International Conference. The conference will take place in Athens, Greece from June 23-26, 2016.

Humanity in Action Celebrates the Launch of Summer Fellowship Programs

June 02, 2016

June 2, 2016 – Humanity in Action is proud to celebrate the launch of the Humanity in Action Fellowship programs in Europe and the United States.

Participants in all of the 2016 Humanity in Action programs are students and recent graduates from universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Poland and Ukraine.

U.S. Representative John Lewis Addresses 2015 Fellows in Atlanta

April 26, 2016

On July 31, 2015, U.S. Representative John Lewis spoke to the participants of the inaugural John Lewis Fellowship Program at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia. 

The speech marked the conclusion of the  Read more