News & Events

Center for Civil and Human Rights to Host Screening of Film "Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis"

January 06, 2016 Tags: civil rights, film

February 8, 2016 – Humanity in Action is pleased to invite you to the premiere of Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis. The film screening, hosted by The Center for Civil and Human Rights, will feature a talk back with… Read more

Humanity in Action and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights Announce the 2015 John Lewis Fellows

June 10, 2015 Tags: civil rights, race, human rights strategies

June 10, 2015 — Humanity in Action and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc. are pleased to announce the names of the 28 recipients of the 2015 John Lewis Fellowship. Click here to… Read more

Humanity in Action Announces the John Lewis Fellowship in Atlanta

January 23, 2015 Tags: civil rights, race, democracy

Humanity in Action and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc., are launching the John Lewis Fellowship – a new program in Atlanta for American and European university students. The inaugural program will begin in July 2015 and will focus on civil rights, race and immigration in the United States.

Humanity in Action The Netherlands celebrates Martin Luther King Day

January 30, 2014 Tags: amsterdam, hia events, civil rights, mlk

Inspired by Martin Luther King’s famous “I have a dream” speech, Humanity in Action Senior Fellows Bertine Manoeff, Ufuk Kahya and Cor van der Leemputten organized the second Humanity in Action celebration of Martin Luther King Day. The event took place at the debating center De Balie in Amsterdam on Sunday, January 19, with 80+ people in attendance. Different speakers took… Read more

Civil Rights Leader Congressman John Lewis Addresses the Humanity in Action Community

December 04, 2013 Tags: civil rights, democracy, hia events, civil liberties, senior fellows, hia programs

Humanity in Action is proud to share a special message from Congressman John Lewis, a hero of the Civil Rights Movement, to Humanity in Action. In this inspiring video, Congressman Lewis praises Humanity in Action's programs and its network of Senior Fellows for their work "for the protection of the rights of all human kind."