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In the United States, the Open Society Foundations aim to nurture the development of a society that allows all people to participate equitably in political, economic, and cultural life; encourages diverse opinions and critical debate; protects human rights; and promotes broadly shared prosperity and security.

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Open Society Voices

Case Watch: Justice Sotomayor Highlights Impact of Biased Policing

August 22, 2016 Michael Youhana

A Supreme Court justice’s arguments make for powerful reading, given the troubled state of relations between the police and African American communities across the country.

As U.S. Elections Near, a String of Voting Rights Victories

August 17, 2016 Erica Teasley Linnick 6

A series of court rulings ensures hundreds of thousands of eligible voters will be able to exercise their rights at the polls this November.

The New Face of Solidarity

August 16, 2016 Deepa Iyer 6

An initiative aims to help marginalized groups cooperate—and learn from each other.

Open Society People

Director of US Programs
Open Society Foundations–New York, U.S. Programs