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Apply to Become a 2016 Community Fellow!

The Baltimore Community Fellowships Program was established to assist individuals wishing to apply their education, life experiences and professional experiences to serve marginalized communities. READ MORE »

Empowering Latinos One ‘Click’ at a Time

Technology is revolutionizing the nation. But in Baltimore and elsewhere, many recent Latino immigrants are disconnected from the Internet and do not have computers at home. Lanaea Featherstone, a 2013 Community Fellow, is working to change that. READ MORE »

Change Is Happening in Baltimore

Don’t miss OSI-Baltimore’s year-end video, which focuses on the opportunities that arose out of the uprising in 2015. READ MORE »

OSI, ABC, City Paper Team Up for Mayoral Forums

Open Society Institute-Baltimore (OSI), Associated Black Charities (ABC) and Baltimore City Paper are proud to announce a series of two mayoral forums in advance of the April 26 primaries. READ MORE »

We’re Hiring: Program Specialist

Posted on April 28th, 2016 at 12:04 pm

OSI-Baltimore, the sole field office of Open Society Foundations’ U.S. Programs, supports a grantmaking, educational, advocacy and capacity-building program to expand justice and opportunity for Baltimore residents. With support from a range of individual, corporate and foundation investors, its current…

Change is happening in Baltimore

Posted on January 8th, 2016 at 4:01 pm

Don’t miss OSI-Baltimore’s year-end video, which focuses on the opportunities that arose out of the uprising in 2015. Open Society Institute Baltimore – Be The Change from Open Society Baltimore on Vimeo.

Building a New Movement: Audacious Ideas, Fall 2015

Posted on October 29th, 2015 at 12:10 pm

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…

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The Importance of Student Attendance

Posted by on September 18th, 2015 at 2:09 pm

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.

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