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Arts Conversation & Reception with Steven Tepper

Join a conversation about the arts with Steven J. Tepper, a leading writer and speaker on cultural engagement and everyday creativity. After his talk there will be time for questions, followed by a reception Read More

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"What Should Be the Purpose of Prison?"

The New York Times
Related Grantee: Vera Institute of Justice
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"Stop Placing the Mentally Ill in Jails"

The New York Times
Related Grantee: Vera Institute of Justice
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Assessing Violations of Migrant Rights

A two-year investigation examines the root causes of the forced migration of children and families in the Northern Central America–Mexico–United States corridor. Read More
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Unauthorized Population in the U.S. Declining

Unauthorized arrivals in the U.S. have reached their lowest levels since the early 1980s, according to a paper by the Center for Migration Studies. Read More

"A National Cry for Criminal Justice Reform"

The Washington Post
Related Grantee: Vera Institute of Justice
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Report Outlines Best Journalism Practices for Documentary Filmmakers

The report finds that cultural divisions keep filmmakers and journalists apart, and filmmakers usually have less of a support system and are unaware of the journalistic resources they can turn to when facing certain risks. Read More