After Jorge Chávez was murdered, his family was threatened by gang members. So they fled El Salvador and began the journey to the U.S. After surrendering, each family member faced a distinct outcome.
TIME magazine’s acknowledgment of journalists shines a light on a vital public service that most citizens take for granted.
Amy Martin, Threshold's executive producer, spoke to host Don Marsh on Tuesday’s St. Louis on the Air and explained why she chose the subjects for the show’s first two completed seasons: bison and climate change.
The Greenland ice sheet is basically a giant ice cube the size of Alaska. What happens when it melts? Threshold spent five days camping out on the ice with a team of scientists who are trying to find out.
A man from Guanajuato, Mexico who crossed the border to work on a farm in Connecticut contends with being away from his family for years to help support their dreams and build a new life for them.
A preview of "Guanajuato Norte," a documentary that features Winny Contreras, a migrant worker who leaves behind his family to work in the U.S. and help loved ones achieve their dreams.
Given the long-term recovery after the storm, see how one wheelchair-bound citizen faced her worst challenges.
Law enforcement leaders say civil asset forfeiture is a necessary tool for fighting crime, but several lawmakers see it as a violation of Americans’ civil liberties. Will Texas legislators take up the issue once again in 2019?
Asylum-seekers are forced back into the hands of cartels.
La ley de Kentucky permite que las agencias de la ley tomen y se queden con el dinero en efectivo y cualquier propiedad cuando se sospeche que lo mismo, este relacionado al tráfico de drogas.
Indira Lakshmanan talks on the She Roars Podcast with Emmy-award winning journalist Margaret Koval.
In the United States, one in 28 kids has a parent in jail or prison. A California program called Get on the Bus helps families stay connected.
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.
Tools are now available to prevent and treat HIV infections, but Russia, Nigeria and the U.S. state of Florida each are struggling, for different reasons, to fully exploit the power of these tools.
After losing his mother and four siblings in a bombing that left him injured, Syrian teenager Ibraheem Sarhan and his father make a new life for themselves in Winnipeg, Canada.
More than 3 million people in the US live in extreme poverty, according to the UN. These people aren't just poor by US standards; these people are poor by the standards of developing nations, as well.
Active shooter response trainers offer new methods of defense to emergency services, schools, and workplaces, as mass murder rates rise in the U.S.
Can a “liberal” New England college community and a “conservative” coal-mining Kentucky county’s heartfelt search for common ground point the way toward healing the nation’s deep divisions?
Two reports on criminal justice: a look at efforts to keep the mentally ill out of jail and an examination of the struggle to provide the poor with public defenders.
Girlhood Denied is the first visual journalistic project that seeks to document girls and the underrepresented Complex PTSD, a life-impacting form of traumatic stress based on sustained betrayal.
Nina Robinson and Ruddy Roye traveled to campuses across the country to see why young black people choose HBCUs and how they experience race in America.
This project investigates the important emerging political debate about whether or not nuclear power can reduce the threats posed by climate change.
Listen to award-winning journalist Daniella Zalcman discuss her latest work on Canada's Indian residential schools titled: "Signs of Your Identity."
In a project for PBS NewsHour, Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin report on why President-Elect Donald Trump's promises to build a wall and pull out of free trade agreements could exacerbate the illegal immigration he vows to fight.
How did you spend your summer vacation? Pulitzer Center grantee Brian Castner paddled 1,125 miles down the Mackenzie River in Arctic Canada to report on climate change.
As the U.S. government responded to Hurricane Katrina what difference did it make that the nation was at war? In what ways were post-Katrina relief operations experienced as the war “coming home"?
Photojournalist Dominic Bracco II's reporting follows Diego, a former gang member on his personal journey for reconciliation and redemption. In this video Bracco gives a behind-the-scenes look at the history of violence in Juarez.
Tina Rosenberg discusses how a measured dose of wine can become the first step towards stability for alcoholics at a shelter for the homeless in Ottawa, Canada.
Grantee Roger Thurow discusses his new book, "The First 1,000 Days."
Reporter Robin Shulman reports on Canada's enthusiasm to welcome Syrian refugees, as citizens feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.
Author Roger Thurow discusses the role of nutrition during the most important time in human development—from pregnancy through a child's second birthday.
Producer Kit R. Roane discusses the curious history and continuing legacy of the "Nuclear Winter," a Cold War theory that still resonates today.
With Pulitzer Center support, Jon Cohen is coordinating a package of video, print, and online stories on ending AIDS for Science, PBS NewsHour, BuzzFeed, and UCTV.
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.
Melissa Noel won NABJ's Salute to Excellence Award for "Jamaica's 'Barrel Children' Often Come up Empty with a Parent Abroad."
The Pulitzer Center partnered with the Tomodachi Youth Exchange program to encourage high school students from Japan and the United States to tell the underreported stories through photography.
"We Became Fragments" won Best Documentary at LA Shorts Fest, qualifying for the Oscars.
Comments and responses to "Losing Earth" have been pouring in online. Read on for a summary of the lively debate.
Here you will find 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.
This week: investigating family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border, performing poetry in front of the White House, and explaining heavy metal mining in Peru.
This Week: Nearly one in five children in America suffers from being poor, deportations are straining relations between Australia and New Zealand, and ISIS has undermined faith in Iraq.
This week: making local-global connections with international news stories, joining a pedagogy workshop on teaching conflict, and practicing slow journalism in New York City.
How to use progressive learning and what results look like, according to Pulitzer Center contributor and Lesson Builder user Tracy Crowley.
In celebration of World Press Freedom Day, we've compiled our top five lesson plans on the importance of a free media, and how journalists and citizens stand up for it around the world.
In celebration of Earth Day, we've compiled our top ten lesson plans that feature reporting on how communities around the world are responding to diverse environmental issues.
This resource outlines tips for feature writing that can be applied to a variety of events. Students in the DC metro area used these tips to reflect on workshops with Pulitzer Center journalists.
Students will explore how health topics are presented in the news media using behind the scenes videos from Carl Gierstorfer’s Ebola project and Jon Cohen’s HIV/AIDS project.
Students will learn about the concept of epidemiology and how it is used to control or prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
Students learn about the history of globalization and how it impacts their lives. They will analyze how journalists visualize global stories and make connections between global and local issues.
Students evaluate how visual images work in tandem with words to create stories and produce writing that pairs text with visuals to describe the story of textile manufacturing in Winston-Salem, NC.
Students learn about the global textiles industry using photography, texts, and interviews and evaluate the connections between the industry in 19th c America and modern Bangladesh.
In this short lesson, students view photos that tell stories about hurricanes very differently and think critically about how to spread natural disaster news in a useful, respectful way.
Estudiantes exploran leyes de expropiación en la construcción de la cerca fronteriza entre los EE.UU. y México para crear un recurso para miembros de su comunidad sobre los derechos a la tierra.
Estudiantes explorarán cómo el gobierno se apoderó de tierra tejana para una cerca fronteriza. Estudiarán políticas federales y estatales de expropiación y compartir esa información con su comunidad.
Students explore eminent domain law in the construction of the U.S./Mexico border fence through text and video to create a resource outlining and advocating for their community members’ land rights.