Projects

Launched June 4, 2019 Mark Oppenheimer
In the aftermath of the worst anti-Semitic slaughter in United States history, the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, relies on a century of deep urban community to cope with trauma.
Launched June 3, 2019 Rafael Lima
Brazil’s newly elected President Jair Bolsonaro is threatening to eradicate Indigenous lands in favor of agribusiness activities. What lies ahead for Indigenous people and their culture in Brazil?
Launched May 31, 2019 Yuhong Pang, Robert Tokanel
“She’s Not a Boy” is the story of Tatenda Ngwaru, an asylum-seeking intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with sixty dollars and the hope that she would finally find a place where she belonged.
Launched May 31, 2019 Maria Fernanda Ribeiro, Nadia Pontes
It is the women who maintain indigenous culture and now they are also uniting to protect their lands. Together they resist and demand "Demarcation Now."
Launched May 31, 2019 Katelyn Weisbrod
Alleppey, India, a tropical, tourist town connected by streams and canals, is facing the challenge of cleaning its water while dealing with the effects of climate change.
Launched May 25, 2019 Dan Haverty
Paramilitary activity is on the rise in Northern Ireland. But the causes go far deeper than Brexit.
Launched May 20, 2019 Amit Madheshiya, Shirley Abraham
Returning home after buying two milch cows, dairy farmer Rakbar Khan was lynched by a mob of “cow vigilantes”. His wife seeks meaning in mourning his death, while his perpetrators deny it.
Launched May 2, 2019 Jonathan Custodio
Veracruz is home to hundreds of thousands of Afro-Mexicans. In 2015, they were officially recognized in the National Census. What's happened since?
Launched May 2, 2019 Monika Bulaj
Monika Bulaj is producing a visual atlas of threatened minorities and shared holy places. 
Launched April 30, 2019 Richard Weiss, Wiley Price
Families of color have long been thwarted in finding a quality education. We present the saga of one St. Louis family, how they got educated and managed to gain their purchase on the American Dream.
Launched April 29, 2019 Zahra Ahmad, Brontë Wittpenn
The story of an Iraqi-Irani woman’s experience of immigration highlights the importance of cultural re-exposure.
Launched April 24, 2019 Aldem Bourscheit, Fabio Nascimento
A six-month transnational investigation into the economic and political drivers of violence against environmental defenders in seven countries of Latin America.
Launched April 20, 2019 Nash Landesman
Upgrading the Panama Canal may have increased safety risks.
Launched April 17, 2019 Nina Jankowicz
Ukraine—the home of Europe’s hot war, and the Petri dish where Russian information operations are tested—holds a consequential presidential election in spring 2019.
Launched April 10, 2019 Sarah Hoenicke
Since Sri Lanka's brutal civil war ended, writers are exploring reconciliation through narrative.
Launched April 8, 2019 Raksha Kumar
More Indians live in rural areas than the entire population of Europe. What does it mean for them if journalism dies a painful death?
Launched April 4, 2019 Maddy Crowell
In the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sweeping reelection last May, journalist Maddy Crowell  looks at the wide-ranging voices of dissent in India – the people and places that are working to defend the image of a pluralistic and tolerant India against the swelling tide of Hindu nationalism...
Launched March 30, 2019 Perla Trevizo
How a cycle of debt and increased enforcement is leaving a void in some rural Guatemalan schools and villages.
Launched March 25, 2019 Simon Ostrovsky
Church parishes throughout Ukraine are voting to no longer recognize Moscow's authority as Russia blames the U.S. for meddling in Orthodox affairs, raising tensions ahead of elections.
Launched March 25, 2019 Mark Hoffman, Rick Barrett
Dairy farms—Wisconsin's economic engines—have been decimated in recent years due to decreased demand, lack of workers, and slumping milk prices.
Launched March 25, 2019 Claire Napier Galofaro, Kristen Gelineau
As the U.S. tries to rein the prescription opioid bonanza that launched its epidemic, Big Pharma is expanding around the globe. Their trail includes a bribery scheme, addiction, and an unprepared world.
Launched March 22, 2019 José María León Cabrera, Isabela Ponce Ycaza
Patricia Gualinga embodies the resistance of the Sarayaku people, who have kept oil companies out of their ancestral territory.
Launched March 19, 2019 Iris Zaki
What happens when a left-leaning Israeli filmmaker settles in a West-Bank settlement?
Launched March 19, 2019 Amy Olejniczak, Rachel Layko
The Pulitzer Center and the College of William & Mary partner again to provide students with deeper global learning and reporting experiences.