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Humanity in Action Announces Speakers for 2015 New York Conference

October 08, 2015 Tags: new york, arts

October 8, 2015 — Humanity in Action is pleased to announce the complete program schedule and list of speakers for the Fifth Annual Humanity in Action New York Conference. The conference will take place at The New School on October 17, 2015. Read more

Humanity in Action Holds Fourth Annual New York Conference

October 20, 2014 Tags: hia conference, senior fellows, new york, race, police brutality

More than 100 attendees gathered on Saturday, October 18 for Humanity in Action’s fourth annual New York Conference.

Held at The New School in Manhattan, the event offered a daylong mix of keynote speakers, hands-on workshops, focus groups,… 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.

The Read more

Former Board Member Publishes Book on Rescue of Jews in Denmark

July 29, 2013 Tags: holocaust, holocaust education, denmark, hia board members, new york, washington dc

Humanity in Action invites Senior Fellows, board members and friends of the organization to attend three special events in New York and Washington commemorating the 70th annivesary of the flight and rescue of Danish Jewry during the Second World War. The events feature discussions with Bo Lidegaard, editor-in-chief of Politiken, Denmark's leading daily newspaper, and the author of Read more

Humanity in Action Honored Patricia Barbizet, Corinne Mentzelopoulos and Ron Chernow

November 09, 2012 Tags: hia programs, fundraising, new york

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce that it honored Mme Patricia Barbizet, Mme Corinne Mentzelopoulos and Mr. Ron Chernow at its fall benefit on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at the Consulate General of France in New York City.

Patricia Barbizet is Chief Executive Officer of Artémis, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of PPR and Chairman of… Read more

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

"8 Stories That Didn't Change the World," a Documentary by HIA Senior Fellow Jan Śpiewak will be shown on January 19th at the Jewish Film Festival at Lincoln Center

January 13, 2011 Tags: action projects, arts, new york

8 Stories That Didn't Change the World is a documentary film by HIA Senior Fellow, Jan Śpiewak, and is the culmination of his Fellowship with HIA.

The film will be shown at Lincoln Center as part of the Jewish Film Festival on Wednesday, January 19th at 6pm.


Eight Polish Jews born between 1914 and 1933 take us to the land of their youth, their first dreams and… Read more