changing the world through art

Join us and help educate, engage and facilitate discussion in our communities around local and word-wide human rights topics through the work of filmmakers and artists.

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invest in the arts

Be a part of the movement and help change the world  through art. Make a one-time or recurring investment and support the work of our numerous program activities.


Make a difference in your community by volunteering with one of our many arts oriented human rights and social justice programs. From our on-going community photo and story program The World in Fargo-Moorhead to film festivals that take place throughout the year, there are numerous opportunities to engage.

What Drives Us


The Human Family is a non-partisan 501(c)(3) founded to change our communities through art. The mission of The Human Family is to educate, engage and facilitate discussion around local and word-wide human rights topics through the work of filmmakers and artists.


Would you like to help with an upcoming event? Follow the link below to learn more about the opportunities to volunteer with the Human Family.


January 16 - WIFM monthly community meeting

6:30pm – 7:30pm Join us at the Downtown Public Library for our monthly World in Fargo-Moorhead community meeting. Learn about how to become involved in this community photo and story-telling project.

January 23 - Artist Reception for NDHRAF19

6:00pm – 8:00pm Join us at the Plains Art Museum for our Artist Reception for the 2019 North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival. 

what we do


The North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival

Educating and engage our communities through through the work of filmmakers and artists.


A limited series documenting the homelessness crisis in North Dakota, and the organizations and individuals fighting to end it.

those among us: the human rights champions of north dakota

A contemporary history project documenting North Dakota’s human rights and social justice warriors.

The World in Fargo-Moorhead

A collaborative community photo and story endeavor, exploring the diversity in the Fargo-Moorhead area one person and one story at a time.

global tapestries

Strengthing communities through diversity.

the rethink dance film festival

Showcasing artist in front of and behind the camera working to challenge the traditional structures of choreographic storytelling and artistic expression. Through art, the work of choreographers, dancers and filmmakers should inspire our communities to discover our shared humanity.



Bismarck Panel Discussion on Homelessness

Bismarck Panel Discussion on HomelessnessA panel discussion about homelessness took place after the premiere of the first episode of "Home. The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota".The panel focused on homelessness in the areas surrounding Bismarck and Mandan, North...

North Dakota Homelessness Documentary to Premiere in Grand Forks

The first episode of the documentary series "Home. The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota" will premiere in Grand Forks on Wednesday, January 9 at 6 PM at the Empire Arts Center. Following the premiere, a panel discussion about homelessness in North Dakota, focusing...

Pastor Lori Broschat joins Discussion on Homelessness

Pastor Lori Broschat, volunteer at Lake Region Community Shelter, will be a part of the panel discussion “Homelessness in North Dakota”. The discussion will take place Wednesday, January 9, at 6 p.m. at the Empire Arts Center after the Grand Forks premiere of first...

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