Action Projects - USA
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. Click here for short films featuring a selection of our Senior Fellows' Action Projects.
“Stereotype Breakers”. Perception of Jewish community and culture in Poland
Magdalena Fuchs has long been fascinated by the Jewish culture and interreligious dialogue. It was only natural that her idea for the Action Project had to involve education and tolerance. As a lawyer and human rights activist, she knows best the value of teaching solidarity with minority groups and the real danger of hate speech.
The White Rose Remembrance Project
Senior Fellow Yasmin Hoffmann created The White Rose Remembrance Project: "And yet their spirit lives on," determined to uphold the remembrance of the resistance group and remind society how important it is to defend democratic values.
Stories that move you
Fellows share blog promoting the peace-building process in Bosnia and Herzegovina through passionate personal stories of young activists from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Do we want to remember?
A group of local high school students learn and discuss more about the events of the Holocaust in Shanghai
Indigenous Corps of Discovery
Indigenous Corps of Discovery introduced society to the US Presidential history like never before. Through truth-telling tours of the Presidential Portrait Gallery at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, people experience the silenced indigenous history of US presidents.
Toward Durable Solutions for the Internally Displaced in Bosnia & Herzegovina
To gain a more intimate understanding of life as an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) in Bosnia, Senior Fellows Chad and Aida gathered a diverse team to conduct a qualitative, substantive survey of the residents of Tasovčići Collective Center, a housing area for IDPs on the outskirts of Mostar.
Holocaust Identification Cards
Inspired by the Holocaust Identification Cards that are given at the entrance of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, this project aims to emphasize the importance of remembrance, and tries to enhance the reader's ability to depict and relate to the universal concept of loss.
Memory Walk Sarajevo
Memory Walk was an educational 5- day film workshop with youth in Bosnia and Herzegovina to encourage a reflective and critical stance towards the war memorials.