NBFIT3 week is a national fitness movement spearheaded by the Notah Begay III Foundation dedicated to getting Native kids active in sports such as cross country and soccer.
Native Youth fight against epidemic rates of obesity and Type 2 Diabetes, but local community organizations are aiming to help disrupt the statistics.
Science writer Erik Vance visited healers in the U.S., China, and Mexico to study the placebo effect. He has been blessed, cursed, and tortured in countless ways.
John Yang and Frank Carlson explore better solutions on how to treat the mentally ill, specifically ways that do not include imprisonment.
Debido a la diabetes y la obesidad, los estudios encuentran que esta generación de niños Nativos Americanos puede ser la primera que no sobrevive a sus padres.
An upcoming Supreme Court case centered on treaty fishing rights in Washington State creates controversy on the other side of the country.
In August 2017 Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston. With predicted increases in extreme weather events, city planners across the globe are faced with the task of working with, rather than against, nature.
Even when their spouses pass, financial abuse lingers, making it difficult to move forward.
Musical theatre has been used to highlight important social issues for years. Now, "Dear Evan Hansen" is combating the stereotypes of mental illness.
Documentation of the languages in Ketchikan came as a result of collaboration between academic linguists and elders.
One teacher in D.C. is not letting a language barrier get in the way of any child's education.
Donald Trump has targeted Mexico more than any other country, promising to build a wall, deport millions of Mexicans from the U.S., and cancel NAFTA. PBS NewsHour examines how Mexico is responding.
An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.
Mexico is considered the most advanced of the developing countries. Yet access to medical technology is reserved for those who can pay for private hospital care, excluding many of the most needy.
A journey to the Arctic realm of Greenland to explore its future and mysterious past.
For individuals and families living in the remote First Nations reserve of St. Theresa Point, life teeters between traditional expectations and encroaching Western influences, producing a lifelong tension.
What climate change looks like in the Canadian Arctic, from a canoe on the Mackenzie River.
The US and Cuba are poised at the alter, prenuptials in hand. But as headlines forecast the fruits of the union and tourists flood Havana, there are already signs of unease.
A multimedia project about the psychology of violence. The project follows Diego, a former gang member, on his personal journey of reconciliation and redemption in Ciudad Juarez.
Most countries fostering an influx of Syrian refugees are seeing a backlash. Canada is riding a wave of enthusiasm, as people feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.
Canada helps homeless alcoholics—by giving them free booze.
Cold War scientists once worried that a nuclear war could plunge the world into a deadly ice age. But why, three decades later, does Nuclear Winter still resonate?
Cuban sanitariums are the government quarantine facilities for HIV positive people—critics called them prisons; supporters say they controlled the epidemic. Former residents say "it's complicated."
A lesson plan to accompany reporting projects that cover child migration.
Aid agencies and NGOs are increasingly partnering with large corporations. Is this the answer to global development in the 21st century—or is it just corporate welfare for the One Percent?
The Everyday projects are a wonderful entry point into learning about the world. Check out this video to see how you can use them in your classroom.
Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman discusses her work looking at the public health legacy of Canada's Indian Residential School system.
Tomas van Houtryve says he wants to create "a permanent visual record of the dawn of the drone age, the period in American history when America started outsourcing their military to flying robots."
Pulitzer grantee Karim Chrobog reports on South Korea's innovative food recycling program–and compares it to the US, where 30 to 40 percent of what is grown and raised in the United States is wasted.
Writer Alissa Quart and photographer Alice Proujansky discuss their project about a nanny's reunification with her son after a decade of separation for economic reasons.
Photojournalist Carlos Javier Ortiz talks about gun violence in Chicago, Guatemala and around the world.
Rieke Havertz, editor and writer for Taz, Die Tageszeitung, reports from Chicago on the sales of local gun shops, the strict gun laws and the neighborhoods that suffer most from violence.
Writer Erik Vance discusses his project "Emptying the World's Aquarium," from the coast of the Sea of Cortez.
Meet the reporter and photographer behind The Seattle Times' ocean acidification project.
Photographer Dominic Bracco II talks about photographing the lives of fishermen on the Sea of Cortez.
This Week: What happens when people with mental illness go to jail, the Pulitzer Center enters its second year as a media partner for the Catchlight Fellowship, and students are invited to submit poetry about peace and conflict.
Students are demanding change and leading the global conversation on gun control.
This week: considering the impact of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, students learning digital storytelling at USA Today, and exploring aerial photography of natural disasters.
Home-schooled students from the DC metro area gathered to reflect on the impact of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border with reporter Kiah Collier and compose essays on what they learned.
This week: how Japanese elderly are finding communities in jail, who is benefiting from Myanmar's ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya, and how the Aral Sea is experiencing a revival.
The Pulitzer Center joins National Press Club in amicus brief supporting Mexican journalist Emilio Gutiérrez-Soto's asylum case.
This week: Why historically black colleges are experiencing a renaissance, where we may be facing a nuclear crisis, and the country where women are jailed for abortion.
Pulitzer Center Senior Education Manager Fareed Mostoufi is featured on FOX8.
Pulitzer Center partner ICIJ recognized in 69th Annual George Polk Awards.
Teachers and students from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in North Carolina explore global reporting through theater as part of NewsArts workshops led by Pulitzer Center staff.
Jon Cohen and Carl Gierstorfer visited secondary schools and classes at Washington University in St. Louis during a public health tour focused on infectious diseases.
Pulitzer Center grantees Jon Cohen and Carl Gierstorfer are traveling to St. Louis to discuss their reporting on HIV/AIDS and Ebola.
This lesson introduces students to Paul Salopek's Out of Eden walk and asks students to write a journalistic "milestone" describing their surroundings.
Students learn about asylum seekers and the boundaries between refugees and migrants. They explore how current refugee and migration policies impact women and children.
The following lesson plans for middle school teachers, high school teachers and college professors introduce reporting connected to migration and the experiences of refugees.
The following global affairs lesson plan for history, ELA, Spanish and Humanities teachers investigates the use of technology in Mexico to combat corruption, and the impacts of that activism.
This lesson was designed for high school or college science courses. Students will conduct an experiment and discuss the historic and current role of hypnosis in the medical landscape.
This lesson provides resources for teachers in Winston-Salem, NC as they create lesson plans connected to the "Dispatches" exhibition at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).
Students examine details from photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve's drone photography project "Blue Sky Days" to analyze the author's purpose for the project and design their own visual arts projects.
Links to curricular resources for Daniella Zalcman’s Signs of Your Identity project.
Students discuss culture, identity and the impact of government-mandated residential schools for indigenous children in the U.S. and Canada using photography and reporting by Daniella Zalcman.
Students look at the journey and struggle that immigrants endure to come to the United States through their perspectives.
Students develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and present them.
Students explore photographs of Canadian residential schools, composite portraits, and interview excerpts of residential school survivors from Daniella Zalcman's "Signs of Your Identity."