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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

Open Arms in Eastern Kentucky

April 16, 2019 Zachary Turk, Emily Grubb

Through filmmaking and community building, Open Society Youth Fellow Oakley Fugate is creating space for young LGBTI people in Appalachia.

No State Accountability for North Carolina Contractor Who Helped CIA Torture

December 13, 2018 Catherine Read

While far too much of the CIA’s activities during the presidency of George W. Bush remains hidden from the public, a new report helps to fill the gap by taking a closer look at North Carolina’s involvement.

A Perilous Moment for Transgender People in the United States

November 13, 2018 Sebastian Kohn

In response to a series of increasingly brazen attacks against transgender Americans, civil society in the United States must stand strong for social justice and in defense of the progress made in recent years.