November 16, 2015
Women fleeing extreme gang-based and domestic violence seek asylum in United States. Many are detained, deported, and targeted upon return.
November 4, 2015 /
In Costa Rica a Bribri community is cultivating a recycling initiative to protect their fragile tropical ecosystem from what they believe are the damaging effects of climate change.
November 2, 2015
Journalist Jon Cohen and photographer Malcolm Linton report from Tijuana, Mexico, where there is a “micro-hyperepidemic” of HIV/AIDS.
October 13, 2015
Children flee violence and poverty in Central America.
October 7, 2015
A lesson plan to accompany reporting projects that cover child migration.
October 6, 2015
Journalists Brent and Craig Renaud take viewers behind the scenes of their reporting for the NY Times on the migrant crackdown in Mexico.
October 6, 2015 /
The New York Times
From Central America, thousands of children fleeing poverty and danger make multiple attempts to reach the United States despite increased efforts by Mexico to turn them back.
October 6, 2015
In 2014, 90,000 unaccompanied minors made the treacherous journey from Central America to the United States. No longer are people simply fleeing poverty, now they are fleeing for their lives.
September 20, 2015 /
The News & Observer
Pope Francis has staked his legacy on defending the poor. But in places like La Orora, Peru, degraded by 77 years of smelting heavy metals, the poor simply want to work, no matter what Francis says.
September 2, 2015
Too often, the people most affected by poor water sanitation are also those least able to address the issue. Industry, government, and entrenched poverty all stand in the way of access to clean water...