Black Male Re-Imagined II
On March 5 and 6, the American Values Institute, Open Society Foundations’ Campaign for Black Male Achievement, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and the Ford Foundation hosted Black Male: Re-Imagined II—a two-day summit of 200 of the most thoughtful and creative media influencers, foundation executives, and advocacy organizations to discuss what it really takes to transform authentic perceptions of black men and boys.
Watch the complete event video on Fora.tv.
Bolstering Women and Youth, Linchpins of Democracy
Philanthropy has historically underfunded women and youth. Open Society’s new $50 million investment in their engagement addresses that imbalance—and builds on recent surges in civic engagement crucial to the future of American democracy.
Art and Activism
Reimagining January 6th
The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol left him in a cold sweat. Creating a comic book seemed like one way to reach people not obsessively following the news and spark activism to help defend a multicultural democracy.
How Resilience Workers Help Combat the Climate Crisis
After climate disasters hit, migrant workers play a key role in rebuilding U.S. cities. But in this multibillion-dollar industry, they face abuse and exploitation. Now, they're fighting to have their rights recognized.