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Jun 28, 2016, 12:03 ET National League of Cities Launches First-Ever Equitable Economic Development Fellowship

The National League of Cities (NLC), PolicyLink and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) are convening today in Portland, Oregon to launch the first-ever...


Jun 20, 2016, 16:01 ET Open Society Foundations Announce 2016 Soros Justice Fellows

The prison-to-school pipeline. Incarceration and the digital divide. How the child welfare system responds to parental substance use. The long...


Apr 14, 2016, 09:00 ET Russell Simmons, Melissa Harris-Perry, John Forte, Dr. Carl Hart, Matthew Heineman and Angie Martinez to Join 40 Artists at "The Museum of Drug Policy"

 The Museum of Drug Policy is a pop-up cultural hub that includes an immersive art experience and special live programming looking at the...


Feb 16, 2016, 12:03 ET Five Major Foundations Announce Groundbreaking Plans to Develop Public Interest Technologists

 The NetGain partnership, a group of five major foundations working to promote the use of the Internet for social good, today committed a...


Dec 01, 2015, 10:30 ET Open Society Foundations Announces New Investments in Innovative Drug Policy

Seattle's Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program is regarded as one of the most innovative drug policy programs in the country. Launched in...


Dec 01, 2015, 10:30 ET Open Society Foundations Announces New Investments in Innovative Drug Policy

Seattle's Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program is regarded as one of the most innovative drug policy programs in the country. Launched in...


Jun 19, 2015, 09:00 ET Announcing the 2015 Soros Justice Fellows

 The Open Society Foundations announced today an award of $1.2 million to the 2015 class of Soros Justice Fellows. The fellows bring a diverse...


Jun 05, 2015, 10:35 ET Indonesian academics and experts call for an evidence-based public health response to drugs in Indonesia

 The following is being released by Open Society Foundations: In an open letter to Indonesian President Joko Widodo, published in the leading...


Jun 04, 2015, 12:36 ET The Open Society Foundations Name Head of Economic Advancement Program

The Open Society Foundations today announced Sean Hinton as the director of the new Economic Advancement Program and chief executive officer of the...


May 12, 2015, 11:59 ET Open Society Institute-Baltimore Responds to Killing of Freddie Gray, Announces Baltimore Justice Fund

 In response to the recent unrest surrounding the death of Freddie Gray, the Open Society Institute–Baltimore (OSI-Baltimore) announced...


Apr 07, 2015, 08:00 ET Blue Shield of California Foundation, Brooklyn Community Foundation, Needmor Fund, New York Foundation and Open Society Foundations to Receive 2015 NCRP Impact Awards

 Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) announced the recipients of the 2015 NCRP Impact Awards, which honors...


Feb 27, 2014, 06:00 ET Ten Leading Foundations Join Forces To Expand Opportunity For Young Men Of Color

 Today ten of America's leading foundations announced a joint effort with the White House to help America's young men of color reach their full...


Jan 16, 2014, 08:30 ET Open Society Taps Three Sites to Spur Local Progress

Support from the Foundation Expected to Last from Three to Ten Years Buffalo, San Diego, and Puerto Rico will receive $1.9 million each over...


Oct 01, 2013, 12:27 ET Report Examines How Young Black and Latino Males Succeed in New York City Schools

Study includes interviews with 400 high school students and 90 recent graduates The most comprehensive, qualitative report of academic...