In a four-page comic book set, the underlying message is accurate: Because we’ve released so much CO2, we’ve unleashed massive changes in the climate.
Local journalists cover the pandemic and the effect it has on The Navajo Nation.
Several new tests look for SARS-CoV-2 in saliva, and the new work finds a striking correlation between high virus levels and later hospitalization or death.
Journalists investigate how America's jails have become mental health treatment centers.
Here's a look inside the "Afro-Latinx Revolution."
Finally, a Black reporter was chosen for a clinical trial, which meant even more waiting.
Two gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park test positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
The Mexican government says the water is theirs, at least before it crosses the border. And they’re exploring what to do with it.
Many South Florida farmers are still picking up the pieces after Tropical Storm Eta destroyed 80 percent of their crops.
As Abby lives in isolation in San Francisco's Mission District and does her learning online, she dreams of space and being an astronaut.
"This needs to be a science-driven response," said Luciana Borio, who is on President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team.
As the COVID-19 pandemic surges, fueled in some places by new, fast-spreading variants, officials and public health experts are debating strategies for stretching limited supplies of vaccines. And vaccinemakers have been caught in the middle.
The Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting captures the stories of people and places hit hardest by the nation’s worst pandemic in a century.
Propublica and the New York Times magazine use a groundbreaking data model to explore the daunting implications of climate change for global migration.
A reporting project exploring the systematic abuses of agriculture workers in the food industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Charlotte ranks dead last among larger cities in terms of upward mobility. This project looks at COVID-19's disproportionate impact on the city's Black population in several areas.
COVID-19 + the Trump Administration + an already broken asylum system = a total disaster.
Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI) investigated the ways COVID-19 affects Puerto Rican communities in the US.
In partnership with local media organizations across Illinois, this project elevates the stories of “Prairie State” museums and their inherent community and economic value as they face the COVID crisis.
With the economy in crisis because of the pandemic, survival is a day-to-day struggle for millions of undocumented Americans and Latinx immigrants living below the poverty line.
The 1857 Project tells the story of race in St. Louis, Missouri, and Illinois. The 1857 Dred Scott decision denying blacks humanity and the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates were the prelude to Civil War.
Sabrina Shankman reports on the growing fears of residents in South Portland, Maine, as they try to solve a mystery: Are the fumes emanating from storage tanks of the nation's easternmost oil port harming their kids?
The Los Angeles Times is profiling victims in California of the COVID-19 pandemic, both to memorialize them and better understand the virus.
Victoria Isaacson, a 22-year-old wheelchair fencer, is trying to qualify for the Paralympics while overcoming the adversity of a degenerative disease, mounting debt, and a worldwide pandemic.
Grantee Dan McCarey explains the importance of data visualization for practitioners in biostatistics and other quantitative fields.
With Pulitzer Center support, Jon Cohen is coordinating a package of video, print, and online stories on ending AIDS for Science, PBS NewsHour, BuzzFeed, and UCTV.
How is climate change challenging Native communities across rural Alaska where hunting, fishing and foraging for food anchors cultures and economies? And what happens when whale meat begins to spoil?
In his project, "The Life Equation," grantees Rob Tinworth and Miles O'Brien explore the concept of "big data" and the cost effectiveness of global health.
Eli Kintisch visited high Arctic sites in Siberia and Alaska to report on the tenuous state of the permafrost.
Ian James and Steve Elfers discuss their global investigation into groundwater depletion.
Uri Blau used U.S. and Israeli tax records to connect the dots between American tax-exempt charities and their Israeli beneficiaries operating over the Green Line.
Matt Black discusses his cross-country trip to explore and spark discussion about poverty and inequality in the United States.
Aid agencies and NGOs are increasingly partnering with large corporations. Is this the answer to global development in the 21st century—or is it just corporate welfare for the One Percent?
Tomas van Houtryve says he wants to create "a permanent visual record of the dawn of the drone age, the period in American history when America started outsourcing their military to flying robots."
Pulitzer grantee Karim Chrobog reports on South Korea's innovative food recycling program–and compares it to the US, where 30 to 40 percent of what is grown and raised in the United States is wasted.
Photojournalist Carlos Javier Ortiz talks about gun violence in Chicago, Guatemala and around the world.
North Carolina state climatologist joins journalists and coastal leaders for first in regional Connected Coastlines webinar series.
In this on-demand webinar, Pulitzer Center grantees discuss their reporting on rising sea levels and the hazards of floodwaters along the Southeastern coast
The legendary anchor received a Lifetime Achievement Award, and spoke with journalist Jon Sawyer, executive director of the Pulitzer Center.
The Pulitzer Center announces our inaugural Fellows and projects for the Post-Graduate Reporting Fellowship Program for Columbia and Medill Journalism Schools.
In this on-demand webinar, Natasha S. Alford shares her reporting on how a surge of Black pride and identification in Puerto Rico is fueling a revolution of political consciousness.
The Pulitzer Center invited educators to view a webinar that connected participants to the Center's education staff to explore methods for using reporting exercises to increase students’ engagement, critical thinking skills, media literacy skills, and empathy.
What is the relationship between activism and art? Should journalists be involved in advocacy? Activists, journalists, and artists discuss how narrative can shape the path to justice.
The Pulitzer Center's partnership with Free Spirit Media, now in its 11th year, connects teen filmmakers with grantee journalists.
In the introduction to the Q3 2020 report, Executive Director Jon Sawyer notes the "most significant expansion in staff capacity in our history," as well as major investments in news and education.
The interactive project explores the pervasive issue of femicide—"violence against women because they are women"—in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
The initiative from The New York Times Magazine explores how slavery defines America’s past and present.
Founder of the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting discusses COVID-19’s effect on the most impoverished areas of the state
Students learn about voter suppression and disenfranchisement in U.S. elections, and how people are mobilizing to combat it.
In this lesson, students will analyze data showing that Black and brown people are over-represented in COVID-19 mortality statistics, investigate structural causes, and search for solutions.
As students across the world learn remotely, Pulitzer Center is committed to supporting educators with engaging resources that are online and easily printable.
Students explore images from the Everyday Africa, evaluate how images can inform a person's understanding of what a place looks like, and brainstorm images that they can compose to more accurately...
Students explore images from Everyday Africa, and then practice planning images for a photography exhibition that aims to present everyday life in their communities.
This is the third lesson in the Everyday DC unit, and it introduces students to photography techniques for use in their Everyday DC project.
Students explore photography the Everyday Africa and Everyday DC projects to develop curation and caption-writing skills.
Students analyze text-based reporting and engage with what happens when communities decide to stop relying on private companies to run correctional institutions
Students analyze solutions to end child poverty in Glasgow, Scotland and Allegheny County in the Southwest of Pennsylvania.
Students explore the effects of climate change on the identities, homes, and livelihoods of communities living in the Great Lakes region.
Students analyze reporting about Alaska Native women in Nome who are fighting to end impunity for sexual assault, and dive deeper into women's rights advocacy around the world.
Students learn about sickle cell disease and the first teen to undergo an experimental new treatment, while also exploring issues of chronic illness and access to medical care more broadly.