The Open Society Foundations support efforts to promote equal opportunities and challenge all forms of discrimination faced by Roma, Europe’s largest and most excluded ethnic minority.
When Roma Lead the Way to Prosperity
A small town in northwest Bulgaria shows that when Roma take the leadership, they can establish a framework for justice, equality, and prosperity despite racist prejudices and unpredictable, ever-changing political winds.
Fighting Anti-Roma Hate, One Story at a Time
One Ukraine community’s response to an anti-Roma group offers a heartening example to all those who are trying to fight bigotry with compassion, dialogue, and understanding.
What Europe’s Roma Know About Defeating the Politics of Supremacy
This year, International Roma Day and a pivotal election in Hungary coincide. While many Hungarian politicians are promoting racial supremacy, Roma are celebrating their cultural identity as a force to achieve equality.
Q&A: European Roma’s Path to Equality
Europe’s largest ethnic minority is still weighed down by prejudice and misunderstanding. By using a multifaceted strategy of litigation, public education, and direct advocacy, the Roma are changing their position.
Q&A: Lessons from the Struggle for Albanian Roma’s Rights
A recent and critical victory for Albania’s Roma may provide marginalized communities around the world with a guide to defending their rights through broad, diverse, and flexible coalitions.
The Roma Are Their Own Best Advocates
With the new European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture, there is finally a place where Roma can work together to promote their identity and self-esteem.
It’s Time for Roma People to Speak for Themselves
After enduring generations of stereotypes and other false depictions, Roma artists are working together to help their people tell their own story about their history, their art, and their contributions to European culture.
In a Time of Turmoil, a Path to Roma Self-Determination
Despite facing unprecedented crises today, Roma communities can draw on their collective strength and shared history to seize control of their own futures.