Refugee Boom and Bust: A Global Gold Rush

November 15, 2017 /
Emily Kassie
Westchester Community College organizes two-day visit to focus on the great migration of people from Africa and the Middle East in hopes of reaching safety and a better future.
October 19, 2017 /
Malia Politzer, Kamran Rahman
Pulitzer Center grantee Malia Politzer broke down her award-winning multimedia piece on the European migrant crisis.
October 11, 2017 /
Malia Politzer, Rebecca Kaplan
Pulitzer Center-supported journalist presents her award-winning reporting on the "21st century gold rush," which shows how the biggest refugee crisis has been profitable for criminals. 
October 11, 2017 /
Malia Politzer
Pulitzer Center grantee speaks with students and faculty about her award-winning reporting and issues of how some small business owners are profiting from the global migrant crisis.
September 14, 2017 /
Malia Politzer, Stephanie Hanes
Winner of 2017 Overseas Press Club Award takes students and faculty through her reporting process and tells of the individuals she met along some of the greatest migration routes of today.  
May 12, 2017 /
Malia Politzer, Emily Kassie
Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie report on those profiting from the refugee crisis from smugglers in an outpost on the edge of the Saharan desert to small-time drug dealers in Sicily.
May 1, 2017 /
Lauren Shepherd, Robin Shulman
Grantee journalists present thought-provoking narratives on the refugee crisis, exhibiting a myriad of lessons learned and reflecting on questions that linger after returning from the field.
March 22, 2017 /
Emily Kassie, Robin Shulman
How are the lives of refugees impacted as they migrate throughout the world? And how does their migration affect the global economy? Join us in New York to discuss.  
March 22, 2017 /
Jeff Barrus, Carrie Ching
The International Consortium for Journalists, Elliott Woods, Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie, and Ben Taub all won 2017 Overseas Press Club Awards.
February 8, 2017 /
Emily Kassie, Malia Politzer
Pulitzer Center grantees Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie won this year’s Ellie award for multimedia journalism for their story “The 21st Century Goldrush."