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Sep
29
2018
Books that Inspire Us to Action: Monique Morris and Brion Gill at the Baltimore Book Festival

Open Society Institute–Baltimore will host a conversation with Monique Morris, author and former Soros Justice Fellow, about the books that inspire us to action at the 2018 Baltimore Book Festival.

Location:

Literary Salon Stage, Baltimore Book Festival, Baltimore Inner Harbor, West Shore Park, 401 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Sep
25
2018
Celebrating 20 Years of Open Society Institute–Baltimore: A Conversation with Barbara Mikulski and Rashad Robinson

Open Society Institute–Baltimore marks 20 years with an event featuring former Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski and Color of Change executive director Rashad Robinson discussing the census, advocacy, and civic participation.

Location:

The Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218

Sep
25
2018
Opening Reception for Moving Walls 25: Another Way Home

Moving Walls 25: Another Way Home brings together eight projects led by 13 visionary artists, journalists, and creative technologists dedicated to re-envisioning the topic of migration through documentary practice.

Sep
20
2018
Education in Emergencies: Exploring Innovation, Opportunities, and Challenges (audio)

Governments, philanthropies, the private sector, and civil society organizations need to urgently prioritize education in conflict-affected countries—so affected children still receive opportunities to pursue their education.

Sep
11
2018
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Book Launch—The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy (video)

In her critically acclaimed new book, Mariana Mazzucato calls for a public debate about what is really adding value to our economies, so that we can create a new form of capitalism that works for us all.

Aug
6
2018
Building the Bench for Inclusive U.S. Foreign Policy: Civil Society Leading by Example

A new report, Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in the Foreign Policy Sector, demonstrates how NGOs can empower a diverse pool of national security and foreign policy experts to help solve the world’s greatest challenges.

Jul
11
2018
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Is the Human Rights Movement in Crisis? (audio)(video)

Samuel Moyn and Aryeh Neier debate the human rights movement’s response to economic inequality: is this a fight that must be taken on, or is it one that rights can’t help to win?

Jun
25
2018
Reimagining Drug Policy Through Artistic Expression: Museums, Marches, and More (audio)(video)

A panel of activists and artists will discuss creative ways to push for reform through immersive events and imaginative experiences.

Jun
13
2018
Open Society Institute–Baltimore 20th Anniversary with Vanita Gupta and Taylor Branch
This is the first of three special events marking Open Society Institute–Baltimore’s 20th anniversary.
Location:

Baltimore Center Stage, 700 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Jun
5
2018
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Book Launch—Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship (audio)

At a moment when hate speech is on the rise, Nadine Strossen’s timely new book presents powerful arguments about how to best protect both freedom and equality.

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