Humanity in Action

Lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, politicians and activists on the topic of international human rights

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Saskia Bruysten, Co-Founder & CEO of Yunus Social Business, leads a breakout session at the 2013 Humanity in Action New York Conference in which she discusses building buisinesses to solve social problems. 
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Dec 4th, 2013 by humanityinaction at 3:31 pm

Sonja Sohn, "The Wire" Actress; Activist; Founder and CEO of ReWired for Change, a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower at risk youth, families and communities living in under-served areas, delivers the opening keynote presentation at the 2013 Humanity in Action New York Conference
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Humanity in Action Senior Fellows Matt Bowlby (Internally Displaced Persons Returns Officer, International Organization for Migration),  Matt Haney (School Board Member, San Francisco Unified School District; Adjunct Professor, Stanford Design School), Joseph Kaifala (Founder, Jeneba Project Inc.; Co-founder, Sierra Leone Memory Project), Brian Stout (Senior Policy Analyst, USAID) and Catherine Zinnel (District Director, Office of Council Member Brad Lander, New York City Council) discuss active citizenship during the final panel for the Humanity in Action New York Conference.  The panel was moderated by Danielle Goonan, Senior Associate at the Clinton Global Initiative and Humanity in Action Senior Fellow.
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Aug 15th, 2013 by humanityinaction at 10:46 am

Svetlana Broz of Gariwo presents a Keynote address at the Third Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on June 27, 2012 in which she stresses the importance of civil courage among young people, particularly in the Balkans, to stand up against ethnic and religious antagonisms, bigotry and intolerance of diversity.
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Aug 2nd, 2013 by humanityinaction at 3:26 pm


Srdja Popovic, former student resistance leader of Otpor! in Serbia and Founder of the Centre for Applied Non-Violent Action & Strategies, leads a skills workshop focused on teaching strategies for nonviolent democratic activism at the First Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Amsterdam on July 2, 2010.
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