Launched December 18, 2020 Hugh Kinsella Cunningham
With a global health system stretched thin by new viruses, the next pandemic could be unthinkably close.
Launched December 17, 2020 Justine van der Leun
True-life narratives of incarcerated women and groundbreaking unique nationwide data show the ways in which trauma and structural inequalities result in the punishment of the most marginalized.
Launched December 17, 2020 Aimable Twahirwa, Fredrick Mugira
This project involves cross-border reporting in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, and Rwanda.
Launched December 17, 2020 Jordan Wolman
A lack of internet access threatens a region's Census count, level of education, and economic success in rural Pennsylvania—now more than ever in the COVID-19 era.
Launched December 14, 2020 Krista Larson, Yesica Fisch
COVID-19 is leading to a rise in child marriages by families desperate for economic help in developing countries.
Launched December 7, 2020 Ashonti Ford
An exploration into the lives of migrant farmers in Florida fighting two invisible beasts; COVID-19 and severe weather. These migrant farmers are now working to save crops destroyed by Hurricane Eta.
Launched December 3, 2020 Rohit Jain
On 3rd December 1984, Bhopal was devastated by a leak of poison gas. With 60 percent of survivors already suffering from respiratory illness, how are adult survivors being affected by COVID-19?
Launched December 1, 2020 Amanda Sperber, Nichole Sobecki
Drivers using the Uber app are drowning in the debt that they took on to work with the company—to the point that their work is essentially indentured servitude.
Launched November 24, 2020 Hervé Mukulu Vulotwa
The province of North Kivu has always been praised for its reforestation policy and could be the first Congolese region to benefit from a carbon credit. This reforestation effort is primarily made up of eucalyptus trees.
Launched November 24, 2020 Thierry Kalonji Kalonga
Since 2017, more than 600,000 trees have already been planted in Yangambi. But how can these forests be protected in the face of a population that uses them to meet its needs?
Launched November 20, 2020 Kelly Cannon
COVID-19 is testing the enduring resilience of Indigenous peoples. Tribal nations in the United States face unique challenges in accessing and distributing a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine.
Launched November 20, 2020 Blanche Simona
Likouala is known for its wealth of honey. But the honey harvesters, mostly the indigenous Baka people, still resort to fire or tree cutting. These ancestral techniques cause enormous damage to bees and their habitat.
Launched November 18, 2020 Safina Nabi
The women of a nomadic tribal Muslim group in Kashmir often lack access to reproductive health and rights.
Launched November 16, 2020 Jacob Kushner
A Nobel Peace Prize winner, a refugee crisis, and the future of the Horn of Africa.
Launched November 12, 2020 Francesca Bentley
Navigating race relations in the U.S. is a challenging task, particularly for Black migrants and refugees. This project explores how Black migrants in Maine confront racism following their arrival.
Launched November 12, 2020 Bonnie Bertram
Anticipating a massive wave of evictions when the federal and state bans are lifted in January, housing activists are taking action.
Launched November 5, 2020 Rezza Aji Pratana
The construction of a hydropower mega-project in the Kayan River, North Kalimantan, has the potential to disrupt the ecosystem in the areas.
Launched November 4, 2020 MacKenzie Elmer
A binational, bilingual reporting project on the Tijuana Estuary, led by Voice of San Diego in partnership with Tijuana Press, delves into the decades-long issue of sewage and accountability.
Launched November 4, 2020 Joshua Kucera
Armenia and Azerbaijan are at war, and the consequences—humanitarian above all, but also political and international—are going to be profound.
Launched November 4, 2020 Natasha S. Alford
Amid Puerto Rico's political crisis, Black communities fight for justice against racism, systemic discrimination, police oppression, and economic disparities.
Launched November 3, 2020 Sukanya Shantha, Jahnavi Sen
This five-part series will capture the impact and experiences of incarceration in India — the extreme living conditions, lack of medical care and legal support, and violence within the system.
Launched November 3, 2020 Eliza Barclay, Lois Parshley
This project will use data-driven storytelling to interpret the impact of interventions like masking and projections of the future spread of Covid-19.
Launched November 2, 2020 Amelia Blakely
To clean up nearly 100 years of soil contamination a community must fight environmental racism.
Launched October 26, 2020 Elena Bruess
Medill alum Elena Bruess documents the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on a predominantly Latinx community on the Southwest side of Chicago through the lens of a community health center.