Action Projects - Germany
Our community takes action to defend democratic values around the world. Explore our Fellows' Action Projects here.
In the 11 months following the on-site Fellowship program, our Fellows work on their Action Project: an independent venture focused on promoting democratic values in their own communities. Action Projects are as diverse as Humanity in Action Fellows. Fellows apply their new knowledge and perspectives to the communities they impact—in whatever format they find meaningful. The Humanity in Action community is a great resource for getting support—be it with contacts, experience or good advice.
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Senior Fellow Katie Hahn's Action Project has entailed a co-design process that engaged Jersey City community members in imagining what an excellent school could look like.
Decoding Technocracy - the Digital Period
As her Action Project, Landecker Democracy Fellow Judith is producing "the Digital Period" podcast, telling the story about what happens behind the user interface of period tracking apps. The podcast series further examines the relation between autonomy and technology.
Boston Busing Blues
Landecker Democracy Fellow Wilhemina’s project is an oral history account of the forced busing and desegregation of the Boston Public School system; the resistance of white parents to having their schools admit students of color; and the moment of racial rapture, which has become unacknowledged within the cultural and institutional memories of the city.
Landecker Democracy Fellow Elisabeth Becker Topkara’s project, Inscribing Plurality, unites young Jews and Muslims (age 18-25) who live in Berlin and are interested in a career in journalism/writing to pen both their future and the future of our society together.
Kris Coffield is the Executive Director of Imua Alliance, a non-profit victim service provider for survivors of human trafficking located in Honolulu, Hawai’i. For his Landecker Democracy Fellowship project, Platforming Peace, Kris is convening ten activists affected by violence in order to reclaim digital space as a site for organizing peace and collaboration, rather than discrimination and social decay.
Carceral Marronage: Mapping Confinement & Rebellion in the Golden State
Armin’s project, Carceral Marronage: Mapping Confinement and Rebellion in the Golden State, draws on his current research on the role of systems of mass incarceration, namely prisons, in sustaining forms of social and economic inequality initiated by colonization.
Civic Engagement Training Center in Miskolc
Landecker Democracy Fellow Agí is creating a training center in Miskolc that hosts events among diverse groups of people who experience exclusion and/or organize for social change.
The Humanize Project
Landecker Democracy Fellow Nasim and the Humanise Project seek to contribute to the current activation of Scotland’s wellbeing economy. The aim is to create spaces, in the shape of workshops, for young people to pause, reflect, and realign with their purpose and the change they want to make in their institutions.
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