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Humanity in Action Holds Its Fifth International Conference in S√łnderborg, Denmark

June 26, 2014 Tags: hia conference, hia events, hia programs, denmark

The Fifth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference is taking place in Sønderborg, Denmark from Thursday, June 26 through Sunday, June 29.

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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." 

Ron Chernow Introduces Senator George Mitchell at the 2013 Fall Benefit

November 15, 2013 Tags: conflict resolution, democracy, hia events, political participation, foreign policy

Ron Chernow, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, delivered a special introduction of Senator George Mitchell at the the 2013 Humanity in Action Benefit. Senator George Mitchell and President Jacques Chirac, represented by his daughter Mme Claude Chirac, were honored at the Consulate General of France in New York City on Thursday, November 14, 2013.

I am very pleased to… Read more

Humanity in Action Holds Its New York Conference At The New School

September 21, 2013 Tags: new york, hia conference, arts, indigenous rights, senior fellows, comedy

Inspired by the Humanity in Action International Conference, the New York Conference is a regional gathering for Senior Fellows and friends of Humanity in Action.

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Humanity in Action Denmark Will Commemorate the Rescue of the Danish Jews

August 15, 2013 Tags: holocaust, holocaust education, copenhagen, hia events, hia programs, danish rescue

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce an exciting conference that Humanity in Action Denmark is organizing this fall to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the flight and rescue of the Jews of Denmark during the Second World War.  

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This conference,… Read more

Grants Now Available for HIA Senior Fellows

October 25, 2011 Tags: action projects, hia events, hia programs, senior fellows

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Dutch government that will allow it to fund projects developed by HIA Senior Fellows.

All Senior Fellows are invited to apply for grants from HIA ranging from €500 to €5000. HIA encourages collaborative applications from groups of Senior Fellows.

Henry Z. Horbaczewski, Esq. Addresses the Rule of Law and Corporate Social Responsibility at the 2011 HIA Benefit

April 12, 2011 Tags: corporate social responsibility, hia events, new york

"Ladies and Gentlemen, and my dear friends, who have joined me this evening in support of Humanity in Action:

Tonight, you have before you two honorees, John Lewis, a distinguished statesman, a founding father of the Civil Rights movement, one of the greatest moral crusades in not just US but human, history—and a lawyer (or, as we like to call ourselves, an attorney).

An… Read more

Humanity in Action Honors U.S. Representative John Lewis and Henry Z. Horbaczewski, Esq.

April 11, 2011 Tags: hia events, new york

Humanity in Action hosted a benefit on April 11th in New York City, proudly honoring U.S. Representative John Lewis and Henry Z. Horbaczewski, Esq.

U.S. Representative John Lewis is an epochal leader of the Civil Rights Movement and distinguished legislator, representing the Fifth U.S. Congressional District of Georgia since 1987. He is the author of the widely… Read more