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First round of Baltimore Justice Fund grants announced

We are proud to announce 13 grants, totaling $337,500, from our Baltimore Justice Fund, intended to build on the momentum of the Baltimore Uprising and address some of the most enduring, entrenched issues affecting our city. READ MORE »

Talking About Race

Our Talking About Race series continues with talks about media bias, domestic workers, and Baltimore's own history of segregation. READ MORE »

Baltimore United Viewfinders

Through the lens of a video or a still camera, these artists, storytellers, future activists and leaders confront the misconceptions and the hard truths of their neighborhoods, their lives and our city. READ MORE »

Donate to the Baltimore Justice Fund

The fund will support focused interventions to improve police accountability and police-community relationships, reduce the number of Baltimoreans caught up in the criminal justice system, and engage Marylanders, especially young people, in advocacy for programs and policies to increase opportunity and racial justice. READ MORE »

The Importance of Student Attendance

Posted by on September 18th, 2015 at 2:09 pm
Karen E. Webber

September is, appropriately enough, Attendance Awareness Month and a good time to talk about how attendance is a portal to many other issues involving Baltimore City students, families and schools. Nearly 85% of our students qualify for free and reduced meals, which is an indicator for poverty; and we can’t discount the attendant barriers and burdens that accompany modern poverty in America.

Open Society Institute-Baltimore

Thirteen grants, totaling $337,500, aim to improve police accountability and increase racial justice and opportunity for Baltimore residents in the wake of the Baltimore Uprising.

Media Bias and Black Communities

Posted by on September 14th, 2015 at 2:09 pm
Open Society Institute-Baltimore

As part of the Open Society Institute-Baltimore series “Talking About Race,” author and civil rights leader Rashad Robinson and journalist Stacey Patton will dissect the ways that television, newspaper and radio news can shape stories in ways that distort the reality of black lives—and reinforce negative stereotypes.

Open Society Institute-Baltimore

The Criminal and Juvenile Justice Program of Open Society Institute-Baltimore seeks proposals from organizations able to provide high quality post-release reentry and reintegration services to individuals who have been granted clemency by the President of the United States for federal drug-related sentences and will be returning to Maryland, beginning November 2015.

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