Humanity in Action

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

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BrooksFinal.jpgNAACP President Cornell Brooks delivers the opening keynote at the 2016 Humanity in Action New York Conference. Speaking on racial justice, voting rights and political discourse in the 2016 election, Brooks calls upon the Humanity in Action community to continue actively engaging with issues of democracy and diversity. 

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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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