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Education & Youth

The Open Society Foundations are committed to empowering young people by supporting efforts to increase access to quality education. From early childhood to higher education, we work to ensure young people from different backgrounds have equal access to education and to promote critical thinking, respect for diverse opinions, and free and open intellectual inquiry.

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Open Society Voices

Q&A: A Media Haven for Europe’s LGBTI Roma

April 11, 2019

Open Society Youth Fellow Laszlo Farkas is building a media company where his community can feel recognized—and welcome.

Roma, Europe, and the Mission of Open Society

April 5, 2019 Zeljko Jovanovic

For decades, Open Society has proudly supported Europe’s Roma communities in their struggle for equal opportunity and recognition.

How Civil Society Can Best Support Inclusive Education

October 12, 2018 Nabina Panday, Olga Yarova

Throughout Central Asia and Eastern Europe, parents of children with disabilities are struggling against bureaucracy, ignorance, and neglect. To fix this, civil society must build more spaces for advocacy and collaboration.