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.
Fellow Joanitah Nakiggwe created "Beauty Brigade" - a project aimed at beautifying the city of New Orleans.
Gerrit Reininghaus founds a community housing project “SieMensch”
Gerrit Reininghaus, a 2006 Berlin Senior Fellow, has co-founded a community housing project called SieMensch in Bonn-Dransdorf. The project is designed to house five families and is currently housing fourteen people between the ages of two and fifty-five. They live together based on solidarity, sustainability and personal well-being.
Kazmyn Ramos is the Director of Services at Merchants Affordable Housing Corp. in Carmel, Indiana. She has identified the many barriers facing potential renters in search of affordable housing. Her Landecker Democracy Fellowship project, Seeking 1610, aims to improve access to affordable housing for low-income renters.
Pop-up Social-Civic events
Landecker Democracy Fellow Manny's project will bring to life a series of pop-up events. The goal of the pop-up series is to showcase programming that is both fun to attend, informational, inspiring, and a first step into civic involvement.
Initially, Karolina's Action Project was supposed to focus on one aspect only - the urban chaos. As it turned out, it would also serve as a study of the ever-regressing public municipal sphere, lacking legal basis, and general helplessness regarding the relation of commoner-authority.
Indigenous Creations: Open Source Tools for Indigenous Communities
Landecker Democracy Fellow DeLesslin George-Warren is a queer artist, researcher, and organizer from Catawba Indian Nation. DeLesslin works with five native technologists to support their work in creating Open Source projects to address the needs of their community.
The Digital Divide: Nothing About Us Without Us
Landecker Democracy Fellow Adam Echelman will identify 20 individuals across the US who are living without internet, a computer, and/or basic digital skills. He will provide them with a computer and Wi-Fi hotspots, and help them write and edit an Op-Ed or article that tells their story in their words.
Landecker Democracy Fellow Erica Dorn is a social systems choreographer. She educates and facilitates organizations, movements, and communities in long-vision systems transitions. Her project aims to create a proof of concept for bridging political divides by building networks between autonomous places that are experiencing diverse economic and social issues
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Every year, new Humanity in Action Fellows come together in five cities across Europe and the United States to study how and why people confront intolerance and protect democratic values.
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