Housing activists in the Bronx are taking action.
Scientists are becoming ever more creative in their search for ways to protect people from COVID-19.
President-elect Joe Biden is wasting little time in moving to confront the pandemic, but the crisis could get much worse before he is able to begin to execute his plans.
The shock from the historically wet and destructive hurricanes of a few years ago may be fading for inland residents, but many people in coastal counties continue to live with the after-effects.
It’s an “amazing feat” that a vaccine has a clear efficacy signal just 11 months after SARS-CoV-2 was identified, said one researcher. But hurdles still remain for developers Pfizer and BioNTech.
“Even though we’re a small percentage of the population, we have to be out here doing this work, which goes to the core of Islam,” said Imam Rafiq Mahdi.
Whose job is it to really keep track of what’s in the Tijuana River? Nobody’s really raising their hand.
Last year, vaccine developer Novavax seemed on the brink of collapse. But today, the company is one of just seven vaccinemakers to receive funding from Operation Warp Speed.
German students headed back to school after a two-month lockdown in the spring. Eight months after the pandemic began, many students in Kansas City and St. Louis are still learning at home.
During a trip to North Dakota, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator observed, “the least use of masks that we have seen in retail establishments of any place we have been."
What does the fight against COVID-19 look like from behind a computer screen? Natalie Wodniak, our 2020 George Washington University Reporting Fellow, reflects on her experience as a public health worker.
Vibrio is being found more often along the Carolina coast as warming temperatures and heavy rains and winds push waves of ocean water inland.
From the bridge over the Rio Grande in Laredo to Dilley, a small town eighty-five miles north, one can follow the less visible aftershocks of a closing border.
A data-driven look at the impact of civil asset forfeiture reform laws throughout the Midwest.
In the name of renewable energy, the British government is subsidizing the clear-cutting of the American Southeast.
Kentucky has some of the weakest laws in the country when it comes to protecting property from seizure. The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting examines why law enforcement is seizing so much property—and who's suffering.
American Origami is a work of images and text that looks at the aftermath of mass shootings in American schools.
How one Taiwanese restaurant in Pittsburgh feeds the local community.
In remote villages of rural Alaska, Native women and girls who suffer high rates of sexual violence are frustrated by what they call an ongoing legacy of indifference from authorities.
America is exporting a different set of ideas to the world under the leadership of President Trump.
The “Visions of Justice” workshop immerses court involved youth in visual storytelling as a means to nurture self-expression, self-respect, and the exploration their ideas of freedom and justice.
A feature for Politico Magazine about how US immigration policy plays out south of the border, specifically in El Salvador, and the impact of family separation on would-be migrants on the ground.
After suffering back-to-back hurricanes in 2017 and an ongoing fiscal crisis, Puerto Rico has seen a surge in foreclosures and abandoned property. How are Puerto Ricans' property rights being defended?
Assisted dying and euthanasia are part of a new approach to death that emphasises the individual's right to call time on suffering. The effects of this shift on wider society will be immense.
Nature senior reporter delves into range of issues from coronavirus testing capabilities by locale to the role antibody tests will play in ending stay-at-home orders.
Pulitzer Center partner honored for groundbreaking exploration of the legacy of enslaved people on American democracy.
The Best of the West Contest recognizes journalistic excellence in coverage of the Western United States. Two Pulitzer-supported projects won honors in the 2020 contest.
We are delighted to announce that freelance journalist Victoria Mckenzie has been selected as the winner of the Pulitzer Center’s first annual Breakthrough Journalism Award.
Winners have been announced in the Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters competition to honor the best in Kentucky professional and college broadcast journalism in 2019. Grantee Jacob Ryan won first place for investigative reporting.
Jon Sawyer, executive director of the Pulitzer Center, sends a message regarding COVID-19.
A Pulitzer Center staff member led a webinar discussing our education team's programs.
First session in Science and Health Series considers challenges and shortcomings of journalists covering health crises while offering ideas on improving coverage especially in context of COVID-19.
This virtual gallery features the entirety of the Fourth Annual Everday DC exhibit, with over 150 images from 14 middle schools across the Washington, D.C. area.
On March 11, District of Columbia middle school students, teachers, and other community members gathered to celebrate the opening of the Fourth Annual Everyday DC exhibit.
Columbia is funding reporting and internships as its graduates confront the repercussions of COVID-19 for careers in journalism.
Pulitzer Center grantee Tony Briscoe was honored for his work covering climate change in the Great Lakes.
Students explore photographs of Canadian residential schools, composite portraits, and interview excerpts of residential school survivors from Daniella Zalcman's "Signs of Your Identity."
Students explore how climate change is affecting the work of archaeologists in the arctic using Eli Kintisch's project "Thawing Arctic Soils: A Tenuous Present and Dangerous Future.”
This lesson asks students to compare the water crisis facing Flint, Michigan to a water crisis in China. Students use digital resources and practice cooperative learning and writing skills.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
The following lesson plans were designed by Liz Morrison, coordinator of Social Studies for the Parkway School District in St. Louis, as part of the Pulitzer Center's Global Gateway initiative.
This lesson provides resources for teachers in Winston-Salem, NC as they create lesson plans connected to the "Dispatches" exhibition at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).
This is a multi-week unit on international adoption and ethics. Students will examine how international adoption agencies work and the role of culture, ethics, local policy, and international law.
This is a multi-week unit on U.S. companies and the welfare of international workers. Students will examine how U.S. companies manufacture their goods and how they care for their workers abroad.
Students analyze how an author structures articles in different ways to report on malnutrition. The articles come from the project “1,000 Days: To save women, children and the world” by Roger Thurow.
Students analyze how an author structures and supports a story about disappearing sand reserves, then create visual campaigns that increase awareness about sand depletion.
In this lesson, students will learn about AIDS in Florida, and participate in an activity understand the role of health education and its impact on the AIDS epidemic in the United States.
This plan includes lesson plans connected to the work of journalists that presented at the UChicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2016.