• Punishing the Poor: Audacious Thinking Summer 2016

    In the Summer 2016 issue of OSI-Baltimore’s newsletter, Audacious Ideas, we announce our plans for the Solutions Summit on December 10, check in with some of our Community Fellows as they work to build an alumni network, and highlight the effects of a cash bail system that punishes the poor. Included are photos featured in […]

  • Building a New Movement: Audacious Ideas, Fall 2015

    In the latest edition of our newsletter, we talk about the Baltimore Justice Fund and the first round of grantees, Diana Morris writes about listening to the voices of the uprising, and we declare victory with the enactment of new legislation that will prevent most minors from being sent to adult jails. We also talk about the […]

  • Audacious Thinking: Summer 2015

    In this issue, Tara Huffman writes about reimagining jail in Baltimore city and Diana Morris writes about OSI-Baltimore’s renewed commitment to improving justice and equality after the death of Freddie Gray.

  • Audacious Thinking: Fall 2014

    This issue highlights the Open Places Initiative, a new place-based program building on OSI-Baltimore’s example. Scott Nolen writes about the rise of heroin use and we interviewed William Baker and Mary Louise Preis.

  • Audacious Thinking: Spring 2014

    This issue features the Unger v. State decision, Diana Morris writes about the levers of change, Jane Sundius writes about school discipline reform, and we cover two alumni fellows who are working to make their organizations sustainable.

  • Audacious Thinking: Spring 2013

    In this special 15th anniversary edition of Audacious Thinking, Diana Morris talks about where we stand, Jane Sundius shares lessons learned about keeping kids in school, and Monique Dixon gives an update on the proposed youth jail.

  • Audacious Thinking: Fall 2012

    This issue of Audacious Thinking features a social justice report card, interviews with young professionals in the city, and a list of 2012 Alumni Fellows grants…

  • Audacious Thinking: Spring 2012

    In this issue of Audacious Thinking, OSI-Baltimore announces a new initiative to expand the school day. The issue also features the work of an alliance of OSI-Baltimore grantees who are working to stop the construction of a new jail for youth charged as adults…

  • Audacious Thinking: Summer 2011

    This issue of Audacious Thinking shows how a good idea can grow. The work of the Baltimore Urban Debate League, a longtime OSI-Baltimore grantee, is featured…