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.
Landecker Democracy Fellow Christiana Bukalo is a Senior Diversity and Sustainability Manager at the German streaming startup Joyn. Her current role focuses on establishing a solid foundation and strategy for the company’s activities in inclusion and sustainability. Her project aims to provide a platform for an authentic reflection of what it means to be stateless in today's world. By inviting stateless people to speak up about their struggles and challenges, Statefree.world will simultaneously raise awareness and lay emphasis on the need for change and political support.
Leaving no one behind - Training civic rescuers while raising awareness on the drowning human rights in the seas of Europe.
Landecker Democracy Fellow Iason Apostolopoulos is the field coordinator of the Italian humanitarian organization Mediterranea Saving Humans, where he leads the Search and Rescue operations in the central Mediterranean Sea onboard the Mare Jonio rescue vessel. The idea os his project is to promote the concept of civil response at sea to a wider audience and to strengthen the already existing network of people who actively protect migrants’ lives. The mobilization of local communities is a crucial factor in this process.
The Feeling of Gurbet
Loïc & Marilou created a podcast in which European Turks explain the nostalgia to their homecountry, known as gurbet.
Arabeze: A Collection of Poems
Senior Fellow Yasmene Dergham's project "Arabeze" is a collection of poems that discusses duel identity, social justice issues, modern day imperialism, and everything in between.
What's it Like for You Over There?
How does trans-locality affect the integration of young Bosnians and Herzegovinians into Western European societies?
A Little Background Story of the Colorful Inhabitants of the Netherlands
Since the 17th century, the world has significantly diversified with the acceleration of globalization. With this new era of evolution, mass movements have brought great cultural, racial and ethnic diversity within our communities. Indeed, while diversity reigns over our populations, social inclusion has, on its end, made slower progress. For Senior Fellow Stijn Ettes, the aim of his Action Project has been to educate younger generations on acceptance and equality.
Candle Light Döner for Victims of racist violence in Germany
Senior Fellow Walid Ahmed Khan Malik organized two online empowerment dinners and dialogues featuring inputs from experts on racial violence.
Heidelberg Black Feminist Book Club
Senior Fellow Akilah Silke Güc created a new gathering place for her community to learn, explore, and heal together while meeting up to read books on blankets next to the river.
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