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Open Society Foundations Join Social Innovation Fund to Strengthen Communities and Spur Economic Growth
Press Release
May 27, 2010
As part of an effort to fight poverty in the United States, the Open Society Foundations announced a $10 million partnership with the federal government to support at-risk youth and increase economic opportunities in low-income communities.
Torture, Rape, and Killings Pervade Nigerian Policing
Press Release
May 18, 2010
Nigeria's leadership must pay serious attention to police reform if it hopes to succeed in restoring public safety, according to a report released by the Open Society Justice Initiative and the Network on Police Reform in Nigeria.
Mixed Picture for Berlin's Muslims
Press Release
April 27, 2010
Muslims in the Kreuzberg neighborhood of Berlin are actively involved in public life and feel a strong sense of belonging to the city, though they also consistently face high levels of religious discrimination, according to a report released by the Open Society Institute.
Kazakhstan Torture Case Reaches UN
Press Release
April 22, 2010
The Open Society Justice Initiative has filed a complaint before the United Nations Committee Against Torture, alleging that Kazakhstan has failed to prevent, investigate, or punish torture by police in the case of Alexander Gerasimov.
Foundation Announces 2010 Soros Justice Fellows
Press Release
April 14, 2010
The Open Society Institute awarded $1.4 million to a group of extraordinary scholars, lawyers, advocates, and journalists working to tackle deep-rooted problems in the U.S. justice system.
Education: A Way Forward
George Soros
April 8, 2010
To avoid a permanent underclass in Europe, the Roma must have access to better education, says George Soros in this address to the Second European Roma Summit.
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Better Lives, Fewer Institutions
Judith Klein
June 10, 2010
In 15 years of working to get people with mental disabilities out of institutions, or preventing them from ever having to enter them, I've become more ambitious. If we can get 10 people out, why not try to close a whole institution and improve hundreds of lives, changing the entire system in the process?
Open Society Stories 2009
March 2010
This brochure highlights recent Open Society Institute activities, including supporting public health reform, advocating for fair distribution of natural resource riches, and improving the lives of Roma, immigrants, Muslims, and the developmentally disabled.
Soros Foundations Network 2008 Annual Report
This report highlights Open Society Institute activities and achievements, with a special focus on work to address discrimination against minorities in a variety of countries.
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