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Inclusive Education Reform Presents a Litmus Test for the Czech Republic

November 13, 2017Ostalinda Maya Ovalle, Štěpán Drahokoupil
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Is Judicial Independence Finally Coming to Kyrgyzstan?

November 16, 2017Shamil Ibragimov, Joshua Russell
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After the Storm: Building a Better Houston

November 3, 2017John Henneberger

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Central Asia at History’s Crossroads

July 14, 2017 | Leonard Benardo

Central Asia’s long history of foreign and domestic repression is well known. Less appreciated, but just as important, is the on-the-ground progress happening across the region every day by civil society activists.

Two Milestones Put Romani Cultural Discourse in the Hands of Roma Themselves

January 15, 2016 | Cayetano Fernandez

For too long, Romani studies have been dictated by non-Roma “experts.” In 2015, a pair of breakthrough achievements shifted that paradigm dramatically.

The Role of Arts and Culture in an Open Society

September 22, 2015 | Chris Stone

By supporting artistic endeavors, we help make manifest our most ambitious goals and ideals.

We Want to Hear What You Think About the European Roma Institute

May 18, 2015 | Zeljko Jovanovic
The idea of an institute for Roma culture and heritage is more relevant and urgent than ever. Now we want your feedback.

Is This the End of Jobs as We Know Them?

April 7, 2015 | Bill Vandenberg

In the future, which workers will “win” and which ones will “lose”?

Bringing the Streets to Politics: Hip-Hop Promotes Openness in Senegal

November 11, 2014 | Amanda Fortier

Senegalese youth learn to express and sustain demands for change through a project that emphasizes rap and hip-hop culture.

Slavery by Another Name

February 5, 2014 | Catherine Allan

A digital storytelling project educates teachers and students on forms of slavery that persisted well into the 20th century.

Development’s Missing Ingredient

February 4, 2014 | George Soros

We need to persuade members of the UN General Assembly that development targets should involve not just access to education, healthcare, clean water, and other vital services, but also access to justice.

A Young Filmmaker Shares His Past to Overcome It

January 27, 2014 | Lauren Frohne

Richard Memminger was born dependent on crack cocaine; his mother was addicted to drugs. Documentary filmmaking gave him the ability to tell his story—not be defined by it.

Four Photographers Share Their Visions for Change

November 13, 2013 | Anna Overstrom-Coleman

Four photographers have been awarded Audience Engagement Grants to work with young people in New York City and the Lakota Nation, Kyrgyz migrants, and people with disabilities.

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