Sign up to receive updates about our work in the United States.

United States

United States

In the United States, the Open Society Foundations aim to nurture the development of a society that allows all people to participate equitably in political, economic, and cultural life; encourages diverse opinions and critical debate; protects human rights; and promotes broadly shared prosperity and security.

Open Society Voices

Ferguson, Missouri: Not Just an American Tragedy

August 22, 2014 by Marc Krupanski

Around the world, young people of color bear the brunt of racial discrimination by police officers. But they can also help us find ways to end it.

Understanding Ferguson

August 19, 2014 by Allison Brown 4

Understanding the root causes of crises like the one taking place in Ferguson, Missouri, is the first step toward preventing them.

Abuse of Kids in Prison: We’ve Been Here Before

August 8, 2014 by Nell Bernstein 8

A report on guards beating youths at New York’s Rikers Island jail is just the latest evidence that America desperately needs a new approach to juvenile detention.

Open Society People

Director
U.S. Programs

Open Society Jobs

New York
Deadline: August 29, 2014
New York
Deadline: August 29, 2014
New York
Deadline: August 29, 2014