The Open Society Foundations announced today that Patrick H. Gaspard, the U.S. ambassador to South Africa and former senior advisor to President Obama, will join the philanthropy as vice president of programs starting January 9, 2017.
A program of the Open Society Foundations, the Open Society Fellowship was founded in 2008 to support individuals around the world pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges.
Billionaire investor George Soros has vehemently condemned Russia's bombing campaign in Syria, accusing President Vladimir Putin of aggressively exploiting a power void in the White House ahead of the upcoming U.S. presidential elections.
On Wednesday, about five years after the launch of the Young Men’s Initiative, the City Council will hold an oversight hearing to examine the status of YMI and its effectiveness nearly three years into the de Blasio administration.
A program of the Open Society Foundations, Soros Justice Fellowships support outstanding individuals working to implement innovative projects that advance reform and spur debate on a range of issues facing the criminal justice system in the United...
Originally Funded by Open Society Foundations, ACLU Shifts Gears in Campaign to Cut Jail Population The American Civil Liberties Union is retooling an ambitious, donor-funded effort to reduce incarceration across the country,...
Project New Opportunity is aimed at assisting a few of the thousands of inmates who were charged with drug violations and are being released by order of the U.S. Sentencing Commission under revised guidelines approved in 2014.
Open Society Foundations, one of the largest nonprofit organizations in the world, are leaders in the recent paternity-leave movement gaining momentum at corporations large and small, giving 6-month paid paternal leaves for employees.
The Knight Center for Journalism has released its program for the 17th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), an annual conference attracting media executives, journalists and scholars from around the world.
A group of five national foundations - Ford, MacArthur, Knight, Open Society and Mozilla foundations - are working to promote the use of the Internet for social good, and has announced grants totaling $18 million to strengthen the emerging field of...