Portraits of a Pandemic

Across every aspect of daily life, from education, health care and employment to food, faith and housing, women and people of color are being disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus. Inequality is exacerbated in a crisis, a reality on full display in Philadelphia, the poorest big city in America.

To better understand the toll the coronavirus pandemic is taking on women, The 19th and The Philadelphia Inquirer profile women in Philadelphia as they grapple with how to confront—and overcome—this unprecedented challenge.

Photo credit: DAVID MAIALETTI for The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Behind the Story: Errin Haines on 'Portraits of a Pandemic'

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns in the United States, grantee Errin Haines has spearheaded the Pulitzer Center supported project “Portraits of a Pandemic” a collaboration between The 19th, a non-profit newsroom committed to centering women in reporting, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.