Programs like the Baltimore Urban Debate League keep kids out of trouble while making them better students.
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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.
An organized protest in Ferguson inspires hope for achieving police accountability across the United States.
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.
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.
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.
Understanding the root causes of crises like the one taking place in Ferguson, Missouri, is the first step toward preventing them.