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Do you want to do more to inspire action on climate and social justice? 



Use your superpowers.  Inspire meaningful change. 

Become a Human Impacts Institute member and become an official part of our community of creative changemakers. 

For less than the price of one coffee per month, your membership supports our mission and helps us use the arts and culture to engage more people in making a more just and livable world. As a member, you will also receive:

Members-only discounts

Exclusive access to special events

Members-only networking 

Free newsletter subscription

Ready to become a HII Member?


For a donation of $50 or more, you get a yearlong membership to our creative, changemaker community. Join us today. 


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Have questions about your HII Membership?  Take a look at some FAQs below and welcome!


100% of proceeds support our work and our mission to inspire environmental action for social good.  

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What is HII?

The Human Impacts Institute (HII) is an environmental and social justice, arts-based nonprofit in Brooklyn, New York. Our mission is to use arts and culture to inspire environmental action for social good. 


What does it mean to be an HII Member?

To be an HII Member is to become a part of the HII family. Your superpowers are a much-needed contribution to our continuously growing organization. As we strive to reach more and more of a diverse audience, we use the help of our staff, board, advisory and members to accomplish this goal. You represent a group, “the HII Crew”,  that is dedicated to inspiring action for environmental and social justice. 


What is the membership year?

The membership year is a 12 month period that begins from the first payment of dues. Your membership will automatically renew after your 12 month period, unless cancelled. 


Can I join in the middle of the calendar year?

Yes, the membership year begins on an individual basis and lasts 12 months from the first payment of dues. 


Can I cancel my membership?

Yes. If you have selected a renewal membership, to cancel your membership, email us at least two weeks before your renewal date to and request a cancellation.


Will I get a refund if my membership is canceled? 

A refund is not available for cancelled memberships.


How often are HII membership events? 

HII Membership events are held periodically throughout the year. These events may include happy hours, leadership training opportunities, and exclusive access to our network of artists, environmental experts, and social justice advocates. Members are also encouraged to join us for volunteer opportunities.


Who can become a HII member?

HII membership is open to everyone. If you have a passion for the arts, the environment, or simply want to make the world a more just and livable place, there’s a place for you within HII. We value the contribution that our members can make and are excited to grow our community!  


Can I renew my membership?

Yes, if you select a renewal membership, your HII membership renews automatically with a payment of $50 for a 12 month membership participation. If you have selected a one-time membership, you will need to purchase future memberships on our site. 


What are membership fees used for?

Membership fees are used to fund HII programs. 


Do I need to live in New York City to be a member?

No. We welcome members from around the world. Many events are held in-person in NYC, but there are opportunities for virtual participation in events too.

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