Intercultural connection project wins domestic peacemaking award from international organization.
Members of this grassroots cultural connection effort come together for its first anniversary as they wrestle with its impact bridging the political divide.
In this video, Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan moderates "Affairs of State" panel at the Texas Tribune Fest 2018.
On the anniversary of #MeToo, the fight over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Nomination has turned into a cultural reckoning.
Marvin Kalb, senior adviser to the Pulitzer Center, writes about President Donald Trump's potential damage to a fundamental component of American democracy.
When a major storm hit Shishmaref, Alaska, in 2005, the town became a poster child for climate change in the Arctic. But the story here starts way before that storm.
Ani Gururaj met with Bhutanese refugee Purna Neupane in Shrewsbury, MA, to discuss his experience as a refugee and as the founder of a non-profit that supports refugees in the greater Massachusetts area.
CTBTO's Lassina Zerbo isn’t letting the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty go.
Marvin Kalb writes about the American press, democracy, and President Trump's efforts to destabilize the two in his new book, Enemy of the People.
In Shishmaref, Alaska, no one’s asking if climate change is real. What they want to know is how bad it has to get before the world decides to act.
Emma’s Torch restaurant opens its doors to the world—and its culinary training program helps refugees and asylum seekers find work in New York City.
For many refugees and asylees, resettlement is just the beginning of the story. This short documentary follows recent arrivals as they reinvent themselves and find common ground in a Brooklyn kitchen.
The Pentagon plans to replace the current nuclear arsenal, including 12 new nuclear armed submarines in the coming decades. But can the United States afford this and is it necessary?
Tijuana and San Diego, sister cities that have overlapping populations, have vastly different responses to HIV/AIDS, illustrating the stark challenges that still exist in many locales.
A look at how climate change is challenging Native communities across rural Alaska where hunting, fishing and foraging for food anchors cultures and economies.
The Geography of Poverty is a digital documentary project that combines geotagged photographs with census data to create a modern portrait of poverty in the US.
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?
The Pulitzer Center and The College of William & Mary continue their unique initiative to provide deeper global learning and storytelling experiences for students.
When people think of a tax haven, most have visions of a tropical island in the Caribbean. But what if there was a tax haven hidden right among us?
From the U.S. to India, alarm has long been raised about overpopulation, leading to calls for harsh measures to curb it. But is population control the answer?
About a third of all the food we produce goes to waste. What we thoughtlessly leave to rot in fields, landfills, and our own refrigerators could alleviate world hunger and help reverse climate change.
Millions of women from poor countries come to work in America as caregivers or nannies. Who looks after their children back home?
A drone's-eye view of America reveals the changing nature of war, privacy, and government transparency.
With support from Pulitzer Center grantees, William & Mary students explore issues from high HIV rates among black gay men in Baltimore to the debate over immigration policy across the U.S.
Andrea Bruce, 2018 Pulitzer Center-CatchLight fellow, joins in one of three discussions. The segment she participates in is called "Fellowship for Change - Open Call: The power of photography for social change."
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer reflects on Alabama's newly opened memorial to lynching victims.
This week: Some in South Korea argue the country needs nuclear arms, the intersection of faith and healing in medicine, and how to communicate climate change in a way that makes people listen.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer co-authors op-ed looking at climate change and cities.
Pulitzer Center grantee Mark Johnson speaks on podcast at University of Iowa.
"Inside Russia," produced by the PBS NewsHour and supported by the Pulitzer Center, has been nominated in Peabody's news category.
This Week: What happens when people with mental illness go to jail, the Pulitzer Center enters its second year as a media partner for the Catchlight Fellowship, and students are invited to submit poetry about peace and conflict.
This week: announcing a student poetry contest and workshop opportunity, coping with glacier melt in the Himalayas, and finding the intersections of arts and journalism in Winston-Salem.
Students are demanding change and leading the global conversation on gun control.
This week: considering the impact of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, students learning digital storytelling at USA Today, and exploring aerial photography of natural disasters.
Home-schooled students from the DC metro area gathered to reflect on the impact of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border with reporter Kiah Collier and compose essays on what they learned.
This week: how Japanese elderly are finding communities in jail, who is benefiting from Myanmar's ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya, and how the Aral Sea is experiencing a revival.
Students develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and present them.
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.