Join the Open Society Foundations for a conversation about how Darknet or “cryptomarkets" are changing the way that people buy, sell, use, and make drugs around the world.
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Join Open Society Institute–Baltimore and the New Day Campaign to discuss how safe injection facilities reduce overdoses and increase access to treatment.
Maryland Art Place, 218 W Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
A lunchtime conversation about James Foreman Jr.’s acclaimed new book on race and criminal justice, which traces the zero-tolerance approach to crime and drugs back to some unlikely origins.
A conversation launches an Open Society Justice Initiative report that draws on interviews with community members, litigators, and activists from Kenya, Malaysia, and Paraguay.
Fair Trials launches The Disappearing Trial—a new report examining the global spread of trial waiver systems.
A live town hall event examining the experience of being incarcerated in America, and its impact on the criminal justice reform movement.
BRIC Studios, 647 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11217
Yale legal scholar and former public defender James Forman Jr. talks about his new book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.
University of Baltimore’s Moot Court Room, 1401 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21217
A forum of leaders in criminal justice discuss strategies to reduce both violence and mass incarceration.
Tumblr, 35 E. 21st Street, New York, NY 10010
An expert panel discusses the risks and tradeoffs of the Trump administration’s proposed military buildup and budget rebalancing away from international assistance and foreign aid.
Alex Cooley speaks about his new book, which explores unrecognized and unregulated links between autocratic regimes in Central Asia and centers of power and wealth throughout the West.
Two panels of experts explore new techniques and approaches to the use of artistic practice in social activism, and how to measure its impact.