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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

Is This the End of Jobs as We Know Them?

April 7, 2015 by Bill Vandenberg 1

In the future, which workers will “win” and which ones will “lose”?

A New Film Teaches Youth How to Deal with Stop-and-Search

April 3, 2015 by Maryanne Olson 2

Taking know-your-rights into real-life street situations, a film called Y-Stop seeks to educate London youth on how to navigate an encounter with the police.

Stop Prosecuting Children as Adults

March 26, 2015 by Luisa Taveras 3

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

Open Society People

Director Education and Youth Development Program
U.S. Programs, Open Society Institute–Baltimore

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