Understanding the root causes of crises like the one taking place in Ferguson, Missouri, is the first step toward preventing them.
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The Open Society Foundations use advocacy and litigation to combat the marginalization of racial and ethnic minorities in Europe, taking on cases involving migrants, school segregation, violence against Roma, and policies that ban Muslims from wearing the hijab or building mosques.
The following Open Society programs focus on this topic.
Kishore Singh presents key findings and recommendations from his recent report to the UN General Assembly, which examines how privatization adversely impacts the right to education.
Isaac Blake, director of the Romani Cultural and Arts Company, discusses the biggest challenges that Roma, Gypsy, and Traveller communities face in the United Kingdom.
The real crisis around migration is in Europe’s poor response to irregular migrants and asylum seekers, including the EU’s ability to keep people safe and secure.
Martin Macwan of Navsarjan Trust speaks about educational, socioeconomic, and legal interventions that have enabled Dalit people (previously known as “untouchables”) to triumph against severe discrimination in India.
Panelists discuss Freedom Summer, a Stanley Nelson documentary about the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project, which occurred 50 years ago this year and proved to be instrumental in the U.S. movement for civil rights.
The municipality of Botkyrka was the focus of an Open Society report on white working class communities in Stockholm. The report’s authors discuss how majority Swedes experience Sweden’s demographic change.