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Rights & Justice in the United States

Rights & Justice in the United States

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Recent Work

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Lessons for Ferguson from 4,000 Miles Away

Following the police shooting of a young man near London three years ago, a documentary film about the tragedy helped one community heal.

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Big Change Baltimore 2014: Connect to the Power of Change

Join OSI-Baltimore at its second Big Change forum for connecting ideas—and some key solutions already in place—to people who are committed to powerful change.

Voices
Inside Ferguson’s October Protests

An organized protest in Ferguson inspires hope for achieving police accountability across the United States.

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Film Screening—Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity

Join us for a screening of Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity, a film that explores the difficulty of talking about race in a meaningful way, and a dialogue with filmmaker and educator Shakti Butler.

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Freedom Summer: 50 Years and Beyond  

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.

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Juvenile Life Without Parole  

Some 2,500 minors in the United States were thrown behind bars with no chance of release. A new documentary highlights their plight—and demands that society do better.

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Program Director - Justice Fund
Open Society Foundations–New York, U.S. Programs
Director, Democracy Fund
Open Society Foundations–New York, U.S. Programs

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