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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

A Week of Stunning Victories for Youth Justice

January 29, 2016 by Marsha Levick 2

With dizzying speed, the Supreme Court has created a better justice system for juveniles.

Creating Sustainable Farms, One Abandoned Prison at a Time

January 28, 2016 by Donysha Smith

In this Soros Justice Fellow’s initiative, guard towers become climbing walls, jail cells sprout organic gardens, and at-risk youth cultivate a brighter future.

The Environmental Racism Flowing in Flint

January 27, 2016 by Kristen Clarke

A step to preventing crises like the one in Flint is to promote democratic accountability and ensure that minority communities are not disenfranchised and stripped of their voices.

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U.S. Programs, Open Society Foundations–New York