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Keeping America Open: OSI U.S. Programs Tenth Anniversary Report

  • Date
  • October 2006

Keeping America Open attempts to describe the breadth and depth of the Open Society Foundation’s work in the United States over its first decade as it sought to open up debate and help community leaders influence government policies. Eight writers and experts, commissioned by the Open Society Foundations, contribute essays that describe and evaluate the foundation’s role in the progress (or lack of progress) that has occurred in seven priority areas.


Chairman’s Message, George Soros

Foreword: Keeping America Open and Free, Aryeh Neier


1. Amplifying Young People’s Voices, Steven Goodman

2. Changing the Way We Die, Diane E. Meier

3. Opening Doors to Justice, Peter Edelman

4. A Nation of Immigrants, Unfinished, Bill Ong Hing

5. Getting Tough on Criminal Justice, Marc Mauer

6. Plan A: Protecting All Reproductive Health, Cynthia Cooper and Ellen Chesler

7. Baltimore Rising, Prue Brown


Afterword: Moving Quickly, Breaking New Ground, Gara LaMarche

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