New York Conference Registration is Open

August 21, 2017

August 21 — We're thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the Seventh Annual Humanity in Action New York Conference. The Conference will take place on October 20-21 at The New School. Sign up today and use the discount code "EARLY" before September 4 to receive a 25% off registration.

The 2017 New York Conference is focusing on "The State of the States," to survey public policy issues across a diverse group of U.S. states. Even though national politics dominate public debate, much of the battle for democratic freedoms, equality and human rights is on the state level. We will explore both political progress and retrenchment – such as California's leadership on immigration and climate, and trans rights and "bathroom bills" in North Carolina and Texas. The event will feature keynotes, breakouts and site visits, as well as a Senior Fellow reunion dinner. 

We are inviting outstanding activists, policymakers and journalists from states across the country to speak. We are also looking for Senior Fellows who are involved in state-level work to join the conference as speakers. If you are working on an issue in public policy – whether through the courts, state legislature, governor's office or civil society – we want to hear from you. We're especially interested in featuring Senior Fellows working in states that are underrepresented in national political discourse. If you have an idea of a session you would like to lead, please send us a short email at

Please check this page of our website for updates on speakers, topics, travel stipends and social events.

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