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Rights & Justice in the United States

Rights & Justice in the United States

The Open Society Foundations support work that builds a more inclusive society and advances fair criminal justice, national security, and immigration policies.

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Recent Work

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Two Years After the Voting Rights Act Was Gutted, We Need It More Than Ever

Restoring this crucial piece of legislation is at least as important as taking down the Confederate flag.

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What’s Wrong with America’s Juvenile Prisons

The Kalief Browder story hit home for youth who’ve been imprisoned. I should know. I’m one of them.

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Charleston’s Tragic Hour

The issue of race and racial justice must take center stage in this country.

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After the Uprising, Uplifting Baltimore’s Youth

The recent uprising in Baltimore has catalyzed a younger generation of advocates and activists. These new leaders are energized, astute, and critical to transforming Baltimore for the better.

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Challenge and Hope in Baltimore  

Justice comes when people struggle. When more people struggle, more progress is made.

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A Chance to Rewrite America’s Racial Narrative

Too many police departments, educators, journalists, and health care providers default to a criminal caricature of blackness.

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

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