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About Us

When humanity is united, we can act together to create a powerful force for human dignity.

Humanity United was founded in the belief that we are all united in the challenges and opportunities we face. When humanity is united, we can act together to create a powerful force for human dignity.

-Pam Omidyar, Founder & Board Chair

Our Approach

In order to meet the needs of our partners and focus on the conditions we seek to cultivate, we anchor our work on five strategic pillars.

We work through relationships and networks

We practice a philosophy of “accompaniment”

We are learning-focused, systems-enabled, and people-centered

We are expansive in our efforts

We invest internally so we can grow together with our partners

Reflecting On Our New Strategy
Learn more about our Organizational Strategy
At HU, we tackle complex challenges with understanding, collaboration, and innovation. We devote resources to promising ideas and collaborate with partners committed to systemic change.

Mission & Values

Humanity United exists to cultivate conditions that transform human exploitation and violent conflict into enduring peace and freedom.

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Humanity United Operations

Rooted in our commitment to DEIJ initiatives, our operations team ensures that every facet of our organization reflects inclusivity, equity, and resilience.  Learn more about organizational culture and how we work.

Humanity United Staff

At HU, our skilled and committed team applies their knowledge and expertise to tackle issues we’re passionate about, ensuring our efforts make a meaningful impact and reach those in need. Meet the individuals whose contributions make our work possible.

Our History

Humanity United was started in 2003 to address human suffering and became an independent organization in 2008.  20 years later, our journey continues. We invite you to learn more about our origins and where we are today.

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