Heartland Initiative

The Heartland Initiative is an independent U.S. tax-exempt nonprofit organization that works to translate informed American values into a more principled foreign policy promoting the inherent freedom, dignity, and rights of people around the world. Through technical research, analysis, and education activities, Heartland supports the development of effective American responses to human rights violations in some of the world’s most intractable conflicts. At present, Heartland’s programs a to challenge the human rights violations endemic to occupations of Palestinian, Syrian, Sahrawi, Ukrainian, and other territories.