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How Pop Culture Can Help Roma See Themselves as Survivors

August 1, 2016Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez
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The New Face of Solidarity

August 16, 2016Deepa Iyer
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Open Society Voices

Federal Prisoners Decline, but It’s Not a Trend Yet

October 5, 2015 | Jeremy Haile

The number of individuals in federal prison reached a record low last year. More can be done to make sure that trend continues.

Grantee Spotlight

Roma Women Raise Their Collective Voice, and Mayors Listen

October 5, 2015 | Manjola Veizi

Life is challenging for Roma women in Albania, but a recent push for political organization may soon change that.

For Croatians, the Refugee Crisis Is Personal

October 2, 2015 | Tin Gazivoda

During the wars of the 1990s, Croatia took in half a million displaced people, a memory that still lives on today as Europe’s refugees reach its borders.

Grantee Spotlight

A Social Justice Advocate’s Winding Path to Public Health

October 1, 2015 | Mindy Eve Myers

Dr. Vicki Breitbart’s career path has taken many twists and turns, but a belief in the importance of civil society has always served as its guide.

Why the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Need Good Drug Policy

October 1, 2015 | Ursula Sanchez

From gender inequality to land rights, the factors that fuel the illicit drug market are also development issues, which is why drug policy must be included in the SDGs.

What You Need to Know About the Refugee Crisis in Hungary

September 30, 2015 | Márta Pardavi, Gábor Gyulai

Inflammatory rhetoric about the refugees in Hungary is distorting a situation that’s not nearly as out of control as portrayed.

Grantee Spotlight

Open Society Scholars Bring Mental Health Services to Afghanistan

September 30, 2015 | Zoe Brogden

A group of Open Society scholarship recipients trained in mental health counseling are transporting those skills to Afghanistan, a place where counseling doesn’t exist.

Case Watch: Will the EU’s Top Court Outlaw Mass Surveillance?

September 29, 2015 | Simon Cox

U.S. domestic surveillance practices, exposed by Edward Snowden, present a profound legal challenge to the European Union's data protection regime.

The Power of Participatory Decision Making

September 28, 2015 | Andrea Batista Schlesinger

By involving citizens directly in decisions about how their communities are run, we can make government more responsive and inclusive.

Grantee Spotlight

“Artivism” Gets a 21st-Century Makeover

September 28, 2015 | Alan Jenkins

Artists are taking on police bias, criminal justice reform, and equal opportunity, as voices old and new tell fresh stories and organize for change.

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