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.
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Experts examine the role the EU can play in responding to the development of repressive laws and practices across the former Soviet Union.
European Endowment for Democracy, Avenue des Gaulois 29, 1040 Brussels, Belgium
The EU is in the final stages of negotiating a new directive on combating terrorism. This roundtable meeting will inform and raise concerns ahead of trilogue negotiations and the adoption of the directive.
A conversation exploring the work of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and the current status and implications of the Panama Papers.
The Open Society Justice Initiative launches the Spanish edition of a report telling the story of the UN-backed institution that helped ignite mass protests in Guatemala and eventually bring down its president.
Hotel Barceló Guatemala City, Salón Las Naciones IV y V, 7a. Avenida 15-45. Zona 9, Guatemala
Award-winning constitutional scholar David Cole discusses his new book, Engines of Liberty, which explores how citizen activists have successfully shaped constitutional law.
As part of the Open Society Institute–Baltimore’s Talking About Race series, panelists discuss what meaningful change in Baltimore would look like on the anniversary of the Baltimore Uprising.
Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
This pop-up cultural hub featured an immersive art experience and special live programming looking at the impact of current drug policies on populations around the world.
245 Park Avenue (at the corner of 47th Street), New York, NY 10167
A one-of-a-kind election-year event features Baltimore’s mayoral candidates telling true, personal tales about their first jobs.
The War Memorial, 101 N. Gay Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Pushout supports the growing movement to address the policies, practices, and cultural illiteracy that push countless black girls out of school and into unhealthy, unstable, and often unsafe futures.
This event will launch a new report documenting the abuses in drug rehabilitation centers and take an unprecedented look inside these often overlooked and undocumented institutions.