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Education & Youth

Education & Youth

The Open Society Foundations are committed to empowering young people by supporting efforts to increase access to quality education. From early childhood to higher education, we work to ensure young people from different backgrounds have equal access to education and to promote critical thinking, respect for diverse opinions, and free and open intellectual inquiry.

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Open Society Voices

Stop Prosecuting Children as Adults

March 26, 2015 by Luisa Taveras

Approximately 200,000 American youth are tried and incarcerated as adults every year, making the United States the world’s leading jailer of kids.

I Am Roma, I Am an Albanian Citizen

March 20, 2015 by Xhesika Korra

A group of Roma youth is changing the game for Albania’s Roma communities, raising their visibility and reframing their self-image.

For Students in the Balkans, an Education in Corruption

March 19, 2015 by Dona Kosturanova 2

For university students in the Balkans, corruption, bribery, and intimidation are all part of the learning experience.

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