Community health workers distribute information about COVID-19 in Chicago's Latino areas.
Gloria J. Browne-Marshall writes a play to tell the truth about the disparities in treatment within America’s criminal justice system.
How are local museums impacted by the pandemic? This Pulitzer Center-supported initiative brought 16 freelance journalists together to report on these institutions throughout Illinois.
The discovery of a novel mosquito on Guantanamo Bay reveals how globalization is threatening to unleash the next pandemic.
“I want to remove the politics out of it,” said one doctor, “because a lot of people bring politics to this conversation, which is obviously inappropriate. This is just about health. ”
A new administration brings potential to address Appalachia’s economic and environmental issues on a wider scale.
Some farmer advocates are pushing for supply management systems that could raise milk prices and reduce volatility.
Many Wisconsin milk producers are overwhelmed, dogged by financial worries, a crushing workload, labor shortages and bad weather.
Decades of discrimination in Fresno laid the groundwork for a housing crisis today.
President-elect Joe Biden will arrive at the White House next week with the smallest military presence in Afghanistan in nearly two decades.
The criminal justice system has become the primary way the U.S. deals with mental illness. In the second of a two-part documentary, we see how some communities are working to find solutions to this misalignment of care.
President-elect Joe Biden proposed the "American Rescue Plan" in an effort to combat the pandemic and the effects it has on the country.
After the COVID-19 pandemic hit, faith-based groups realized they were facing a double crisis: economic devastation and underlying changes in America’s religious landscape that were already chipping away at the faith community’s care for the needy.
Residents of southwest Louisiana are all too familiar with life-altering storms. Now, they must navigate hurricane recovery during a pandemic.
How did Germany reopen schools compared to the United States, and with cases ticking back up in Germany, will its early success and the United States’ troubled restart hold through the fall?
Who was left behind in the recent Ramos vs. State of Louisiana Supreme Court decision?
Shelters-in-place are a perfect storm for the most underreported crimes to spike and go undetected. Natasha Senjanovic examines COVID's consequences in one of America's deadliest states for women.
The AP takes a road trip across the United States to talk to Americans as a nation disrupted grapples with COVID-19, an economic meltdown, protests for racial justice, and a turbulent election.
What is the virus crisis telling us about who we are as a society? The COVID-19 Writers Project will capture first-person narratives from the virus’s hotspot—New York City.
Forget climate change. The real story is climate speed. From rain bombs to higher seas, the accelerating forces of climate change are changing South Carolina now.
Shelter in place, the mantra of the COVID-19 pandemic, takes on a whole new meaning when you have no home. The Howard Centers for Investigative Journalism explore the plight of the homeless.
In the last twenty years, according to the U.S. Border Patrol, roughly 8,000 migrants have died in on the border while trying to get into this country. This is the story of one of them.
In this series from PBS Frontline and The Marshall Project, Emily Kassie and Ben C. Solomon follow the lives of the undocumented, the homeless, the detained, and the guards are fighting to survive in the virus’ epicenter.
As the coronavirus ravages marginalized communities, it's putting migrant farmworkers most in danger. Even as policies have shifted across the country, working and living conditions for them remains the same, making them one of the most vulnerable groups.
Photographer Jonas Bendiksen traveled to Greenland to visualize its demographic challenges: As more women than men leave to study or live abroad, there are fewer than nine women for every 10 men.
Jesse Alejandro Cottrell reports on "Solecito," a group of mothers in Mexico who are searching for their missing children—uncoverinng gravesites in barren fields.
Nigeria, Russia, and Florida have each had difficulty mounting a strong response to HIV/AIDS, at a time when neighboring countries or states have made progress in bringing their epidemics to an end.
Across Canada, indigenous back-to-the-land activists are challenging Big Oil—and winning. Journalist Saul Elbein reports on their legal struggle.
The placebo effect influences all types of healing, from acupuncture to laying of hands to the doctor's office. Science producer for PBS NewsHour Nsikan Akpan journeyed from Mexico to Maryland to learn how it works.
In rural Kentucky, Hands Across the Hills works to mend the political divide between Americans as the group tries to find common ground.
Inter(Nation)al is a pilot podcast and radio project that shows the hidden history behind current events through the lens of treaties signed between the U.S. Government and Native Nations.
Daniel Brook reports on the building of instant, modern cities in the developing world and examines the effects of major infrastructure projects on citizens living in Mexico, China, and India.
Pulitzer Center grantees John Yang and Frank Carlson investigate the imprisonment of mentally ill Americans, efforts to seek alternative treatments, and the struggle to provide the poor with public defenders.
After Hurricane Harvey devastated south and east Texas, aerial photographer Alex MacLean and journalist Daniel Grossman set out to see the damage from the air.
Sarah Bellingham and Max Toomey are the co-directors, shooters, and editors of the documentary People 4 Trump.
Texas Tribune reporters Kiah Collier and Julián Aguilar discuss how they reported "The Taking," an investigation into how the federal government seized private land on the Texas-Mexico border to build a fence.
Filmmaker and grantee David Abel, with a panel of experts, discussed his film Entangled and the intricacies of ocean conservation efforts in New England
Journalist Brittany Gibson leads a webinar for students on voter suppression and disenfranchisement in U.S. elections, and how people are fighting against it.
The Pulitzer Center partnered with the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding to bring together journalists and researchers for the session.
Former Pulitzer Center staffer and grantee Emily Baumgaertner discusses how the United States can learn from Sierra Leone’s example fighting an infectious disease.
In these on-demand webinars, the Pulitzer Center education team guides participants in learning how to work with under-reported news stories for our upcoming contest: Local Letters for Global Change.
Haines was recognized for her Pulitzer Center-supported project that chronicles the lives of women of color during the pandemic.
Catherine Irving, teacher at Northside College Preparatory High School, shares her experience of having Pulitzer Center grantees, Simon Ostrovsky and Marcia Biggs, virtually visit her classroom.
The three Fellows will report on aquaculture in western North Carolina, the struggles of one North Carolina county in the aftermath of two devastating hurricanes, and a flesh-eating disease that is becoming more common due to the climate crisis.
In this webinar, playwright, actress, and youth advocate Liza Jessie Peterson presents and discusses her theatrical work.
With the support of the Pulitzer Center, grantee Sarah Shourd’s play on solitary confinement brought its message of human connection to a global audience via three Zoom performances.
The project investigates the impact of the pandemic on homeless people across the country
Grantees Matt Hongoltz-Hetling and Michael G. Seamans won Best Environmental Story for their article documenting hydropower’s impact on Inuit communities.
This resource includes quotes, key terms/names/historical events, and guiding questions for each of over 30 essays and creative works that compose The 1619 Project.
A partial listing of historical events and terms referenced in The 1619 Project essays and Quizlet flashcards to support teachers and students with curricular integration.
A lesson plan for close reading and guided discussion of Nikole Hannah-Jones' essay, which provides the intellectual framework and introduction for The 1619 Project.
Standards-aligned activities drawing from concepts in the essays, creative texts, photographs, and illustrations to engage students in creative and challenging ways.
A lesson plan to guide analysis of a video introduction to Nikole Hannah-Jones and The 1619 Project.
A lesson plan for close reading and guided discussion of Bryan Stevenson's essay for The 1619 Project, which traces the legacy of slavery in the contemporary criminal justice system.
This lesson plan guides students in exploring a special kids' section of The New York Times titled "Why You Should Know About the Year 1619."
Explore reading guides, a lesson plan, and extension activities for The 1857 Project, a journalism project that chronicles the legacy of racial injustice in and around St. Louis.
This resource includes quotes, key terms/names/historical events, and guiding questions for many of the 30+ essays and creative works that compose The 1857 Project.
This lesson plan is designed to introduce William Freivogel’s essay, and The 1857 Project as a whole, through discussion questions and guided reading.
These activities model ways that students can apply writing, research, discussion, and visual arts skills to explorations of essays written by students for The 1857 Project.
In this lesson, students will analyze how photojournalists tell under-reported stories using photography and apply tips for doing so themselves from Pulitzer Center-supported journalists.