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 Chiapas, Mexico’s Zapatista movement convened to articulate a response to the election of “AMLO,” perceived as a dangerous false hope. The response was unprecedented.
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.
These are trying times for diplomats hoping to make the world safe from nuclear weapons. Heading off a new arms race will require all their skill and, quite possibly, luck.
In the film A Table for All refugees and asylees seek employment in the New York City restaurant industry. Adapting to a kitchen in a new city, they find common ground in food and cultural exchange.
Over 2,000 Nepali-speaking Bhutanese refugees have settled in Central Massachusetts since 2008. Adjusting to a new location, finding jobs, and learning English are some of the many barriers they face.
California has its faults, but innovation, tolerance for immigrants, and reverence for the environment are not among them. What are the roots of California exceptionalism?
What challenges do kids face when a parent is imprisoned? “Children of the Incarcerated" introduces young readers to programs that help families stay connected when a parent is behind bars.
How does climate change disrupt a vulnerable community's access to water? Meg Vatterot reports on the effect of Mexico City's water crisis on the Mazahua indigenous community.
Greenland is facing a migration pattern that, if it continues, is a matter of national survival: The women are leaving.
Thirty years ago, we could have saved the planet. The world was ready to act. But we failed to do what was necessary to avoid a catastrophe.
An army of campesinos armed with little but words, a social movement, and a radical democratic project buried deep in the Mexican jungle: The Zapatistas defy easy categorization. This is their story.
How have local volunteers mobilized and aided Puerto Rican communities after Hurricane Maria?
Texas is searching for ways to curb the alarming number of women dying less than a year after their pregnancies. Poland, a conservative, anti-abortion, religious country may have solutions.
The Texas Tribune is shining a bright light on the U.S.-Mexico border in the aftermath of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that separated children from their parents.
Threshold is a public radio show and podcast tackling one pressing environmental issue each season. The show aims to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world.
After a new federal immigration policy led to hundreds of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, The Texas Tribune opened a temporary South Texas bureau to investigate.
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.
Grantees Nathaniel Rich and George Steinmetz and Pulitzer Center staff visited a San Francisco high school to discuss with students the worldwide impact of climate change.
Pulitzer Center board member will chair a leading global asset management firm.
While different in scope, two events in Washington, D.C., share the same theme: the American prison system is broken, and we need to fix it now.
Inspired by The New York Times Magazine's "Fractured Lands" project, a high school class in Philadelphia, PA presented a multimedia event to educate their community about the Arab Spring.
Jon Sawyer moderates a panel discussion with Larry C. Price, George Steinmetz, and Karen Weigert about the impact of visual storytelling on climate change action.
Nathaniel Rich discusses “Losing Earth,” human inertia, and storytelling as “a moral act” in an interview with Nieman Storyboard.
An important gatekeeper: the Pulitzer Center was featured in a study on foundation support for international news coverage.
Kem Knapp Sawyer, contributing editor at the Pulitzer Center and director of its Campus Consortium student fellowship program, has been elected associate board member of the Overseas Press Club of America, the nation's oldest and largest journalism association engaged in global news.
This week: cobalt mining comes from one of the planet's poorest countries and all too often it is mined by children, skepticism about Kosovo's deradicalization and rehabilitation programs for returning jihadists, and Pulitzer Center welcomes new Executive Editor, Indira Lakshmanan.
Award-winning photographer Daniella Zalcman discusses her ongoing "Signs of Your Identity" project and the importance of diverse storytelling.
For the past nine years, the Pulitzer Center has partnered with Free Spirit Media to support four youth production crews through a summer documentary film experience.
Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “Freedom for our peoples is not only a right, but also a tool." Your stories are tools that will help our democracy thrive.
This lesson offers multimedia resources that emphasize the relevance of treaties with Native nations in the U.S. today, and explore under-reported stories about Indigenous peoples around the world.
What should environmental reporting accomplish, and what creative approaches can journalists take to meeting their goal? Students reflect on these questions and plan a reporting project of their own.
Independently and collaboratively, students piece together photo puzzles and investigate the stories behind them, all the while considering: Why is it important to seek out the full story?
Indigenous rights and visual literacy take center stage in these activity ideas and classroom resources, using reporting from six countries by Magnum photographers.
Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
A summary of each section of "Losing Earth," a special issue of The New York Times Magazine.
Comprehension and discussion questions for "Losing Earth," a special issue of The New York Times Magazine.
A glossary of term for "Losing Earth," a special issue of the New York Times Magazine.
The cast of characters for "Losing Earth", a special issue of The New York Times Magazine
Through these articles, students will explore diverse cultures and connect to pressing issues facing Spanish-speaking communities.
In this printable PDF, you will find text summaries, discussion and comprehension questions, and other useful materials for students and teachers navigating "Losing Earth."
Guide your students in creative, expository, and persuasive writing, class debates, and science communications exercises designed for any subject area.