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Knowledge Article: Community Building in Corona Times
Laura Kok wrote about how film festivals like TranScreen moved their community building work online amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bijlmer Valley - Get Digital
Landecker Democracy Fellow Zawdie Sandvliet is a Social Studies teacher and the initiator of the Afro-Dutch Studies at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. His project will create awareness around the historically determined disparities within the Dutch elementary and high school education system when it comes to opportunities and educational results.
Responsible and Sustainable Business Leader
Landecker Democracy Fellow Ireen Kars is a consultant at Russell Reynolds Associates, which helps companies identify, select, and grow sustainable leaders who will thrive and succeed over the long term. This project aims to not only help increase the awareness of the consequences of COVID-19 but also define the role of leadership in a post-COVID-19 world.
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Interview: Humanity in Action The Netherlands Says Goodbye to Laura Lasance
Laura Lasance, who has served as Executive Director at Humanity in Action The Netherlands for 4.5 years, is leaving her position after a memorable stint. Having worked at the intersection of human rights, advocacy, and youth leadership for over a decade, Laura has headed and contributed to several incredible initiatives at Humanity in Action.
Hui-Hui Pan co-hosts "De Bananenpodcast"
Landecker Fellow Hui-Hui Pan co-hosted "De Bananenpodcast."
In Memoriam – Ed van Thijn
To our great sadness, our dear Ed van Thijn passed away on Sunday December 19 at the age of 87.
Learn about our past web conversations.
Antisemitism and ways we can abolish it have been at the forefront of our minds since the day of our founding.
Social justice is critical to a thriving democracy, and ever more so in times of crisis.
Migration, Identity and Belonging
Migration and its ensuing intersections have been at the forefront of our minds since the day of our founding.
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Every year, new Humanity in Action Fellows come together in six cities across Europe and the United States to study how and why people resist intolerance and protect democratic values.
01 Year duration
150 Fellows per year