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Sep
13
2012
Racial Anxiety and Unconscious Bias: How It Affects Us All

Rachel Godsil of the American Values Institute and Alan Jenkins of The Opportunity Agenda will present recent research on unconscious bias and racial anxiety.

Location:

Enoch Pratt Free Library, Wheeler Auditorium, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore

Sep
11
2012
Streetbreakers on Tour

A group of 16 young Roma and non-Roma artists from Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Ukraine create a work of art that illustrates their everyday life and bring their performance on tour.

Location:

Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine

Sep
7
2012
DorkyPark: Open for Everything

This contemporary dance production is a journey through the life of Roma communities in Europe, where itinerant traditions have been replaced by confined life in ghettos.

Location:

Sweden, Slovakia and Germany. Check the news section of http://blog.dorkypark.org for specific details.

Sep
5
2012
Populism and Social Media in the Netherlands

A launch event for new research on PVV (the Party for Freedom) in the Netherlands and their Facebook users.

Location:

De Balie, Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10, 1017 RR Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sep
5
2012
Lessons Learned from the U.S. Foreclosure Crisis: Strategies to Bring Back Vacant Housing

This session will highlight innovative efforts to spark renewal in neighborhoods by addressing vacant properties through effective strategies in planning, financing, local governance, and public-private partnerships.

Location:

World Urban Forum VI, Naples, Italy: Mostra d’Oltremare, Pavilion 6, Room 5

Aug
29
2012
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Gypsy Bashavel

The Gypsy Bashavel (Cigansky basavel) is an international open-air festival of Roma music, art, and culture.

Location:

Slovakia

Jul
25
2012
The Anti-Prostitution Pledge: Sex Work, Free Speech, and the Supreme Court

Come hear an update on the litigation and firsthand experiences of programs serving sex workers living with or at risk of contracting HIV.

Location:

American Public Health Association Conference Center, 800 I Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Jul
23
2012
Film Screening: They Go to Die

The Open Society Foundations will host a film screening that raises concerns about TB, HIV, and human rights violations in South Africa's mining industry.

Location:

E Street Cinema, 555 11th Street NW, Washington, DC

Jul
17
2012
Criminalizing Condoms: Policing Practices, HIV Vulnerability, and Sex Work (audio)

This panel event marks the release of a report that documents the police practice of using condoms as evidence of prostitution and its impact on sex workers’ lives, including their vulnerability to HIV.

Location:
Jul
16
2012
(Mis)understanding Human Trafficking: Labor Law, Migration, and Human Rights (audio)

Open Society Fellow Janie Chuang explores the role of labor law in preventing human trafficking, protecting vulnerable migrant workers, and holding perpetrators accountable for abuses of migrants’ rights.

Location:

OSI-New York

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