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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

How “Raising the Age” Is Transforming Youth Justice

March 17, 2017 Marcy Mistrett, Marc Schindler

The evidence is now in, and it’s clear: raising the age at which states define childhood keeps our communities and young people safer, and can be done while keeping costs in check.

Q&A: The Missing Voices in the Immigration Debate

February 16, 2017

A new study shows the media is paying more attention to immigrants in detention—but migrants’ stories are too often overlooked.

What the Trump Administration Needs to Know about Law Enforcement

January 27, 2017 Marc Krupanski, Leonard Noisette

A recent statement from the Trump administration suggests a misunderstanding about how community safety and effective law enforcement work.