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.
For many refugees and asylees, resettlement is just the beginning of the story. This short documentary follows recent arrivals as they reinvent themselves and find common ground in a Brooklyn kitchen.
Trump’s (mis)understanding of the most rudimentary rules of trade and foreign policy has him wielding a blunt cudgel where a sophisticated tool is needed.
From Bhutan to Massachusetts: How does the urban/suburban divide impact refugee satisfaction?
A deep dive into what made California historically stand out from the rest of the United States and then stand up to a sitting president.
Melissa Bunni Elian discusses Afropunk and black identity across the globe on the Real Photo Show podcast.
Indira Lakshmanan speaks to CNN's Fredricka Whitfield about journalism ethics in Bob Woodward's book 'Fear: Trump in the White House.'
ITV News interviewed Indira Lakshmanan in a report on Bob Woodward's book Fear: Trump in the White House and its impact on the Trump administration.
Bob Woodward’s book, "Fear: Trump in the White House," details Donald Trump’s paranoia, abusive rants, and failure to grasp the basics of law, trade, and national security.
Evan Kleiman spoke with Nathaniel Rich, author of "Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change," on KCRW's Good Food.
For decades, the state of Louisiana has been known as the incarceration capital of America. But over the past year, the state has been trying to shed that reputation with new reforms.
A look at how climate change is challenging Native communities across rural Alaska where hunting, fishing and foraging for food anchors cultures and economies.
The Geography of Poverty is a digital documentary project that combines geotagged photographs with census data to create a modern portrait of poverty in the US.
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?
On September 26, 2014, 43 Mexican students went missing in Iguala, a mountain town in the state of Guerrero. This project explores the long-term issues that gave rise to these events.
The Pulitzer Center and The College of William & Mary continue their unique initiative to provide deeper global learning and storytelling experiences for students.
For more than a century, many Western governments operated a network of Indian Residential Schools that were meant to assimilate young indigenous students into mainstream European culture. The results were devastating.
The cholera epidemic that hit Haiti four years ago bears some startling resemblances to one that devastated Manhattan two centuries earlier.
Alberta’s oil sands region is at the heart of the KeystoneXL pipeline controversy. A project built on aerial photographs from 1,000 feet up brings into sharp focus the project's scale—and stakes.
From the U.S. to India, alarm has long been raised about overpopulation, leading to calls for harsh measures to curb it. But is population control the answer?
The Obama administration is spending $3.5 billion and partnering with multinational corporations to increase food production in 19 of the world's poorest countries.
About a third of all the food we produce goes to waste. What we thoughtlessly leave to rot in fields, landfills, and our own refrigerators could alleviate world hunger and help reverse climate change.
Millions of women from poor countries come to work in America as caregivers or nannies. Who looks after their children back home?
This week: A land grab at the U.S.-Mexico border reveals how the government might go about building the wall, a history of land grabs by the government are revealed by a laundry list of treaties with American Indian nations, and the women taking on military duty in the Central African Republic.
6th grade students at Macfarland Middle School learned about close observation, caption-writing, and visual literacy in a two-day, bilingual "Walk Like a Journalist "workshop.
This week: How poor hygiene on planes leads to the spread of dangerous communicable diseases, how Sámi people are caught between a climate change solution and their own livelihoods, and how you can double your holiday gift to the Pulitzer Center.
This week: Harvey's devastation of American communities pictured from a plane, Duterte's devastation of Filipino slums pictured from the ground, and how traveling to Cuba just got harder.
This week: an unlikely friendship between the governor of Iowa and Xi Jinping results in an ambassadorship, and other stories from around the world.
Everyday Africa founders Peter DiCampo and Austin Merrill visited 19 DC public schools and conducted a workshop for teachers to introduce their project and kick off the DCPS Everyday DC unit.
A Chicago student film produced through the Pulitzer Center’s partnership with Free Spirit Media has been named a finalist for the CINE Golden Eagle Award for youth documentaries.
"This weekend was all about connection. Connection with each other, but also connection with these ideas," said one of the 35 student fellows at the National Press Club celebration.
A panel of journalism leaders engage with Howard University students on diversity in media.
This week: U.S.-bound Cuban immigrants are told to turn around, a Dominican haven for Holocaust refugees is now a sex tourism capital, and our genetic war against mosquitos.
Our resident senior advisor documents his time in Moscow during the Cold War.
Another big win PBS NewsHour, Science, and the Pulitzer Center, for "The End of AIDS?" Finding new ways to tell stories that matter on issues that affect us all.
After engaging with reporting projects, students propose and defend a recommendation about how many refugees the U.S. government should accept.
This plan includes lesson plans connected to the work of journalists that presented at the UChicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2016.
What is the most efficient way to reduce the amount of waste? Can we ever reach the point of waste elimination?
This 45-minute lesson uses a radio piece and photo essay to prompt discussion about immigration and the phenomenon of transnational parenting.
This lesson plan features resources highlighting practices related to food waste both in the U.S. and abroad in order to facilitate a discussion about how to address this issue.
This lesson plan uses current debates surrounding U.S. defense policy to help middle and high school students practice the Common Core Social Studies standards.
Our topic under the umbrella of food insecurity is the existence of food deserts in both rural and urban areas within the U.S. and how they compare and/or contrast in their causes and potential...
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Links to curricular resources for the Out of Eden Walk project.
It has been said that journalism is the literature of democracy. What is journalism? Why is it important? You will soon have a chance to find out!
This global affairs lesson for English teachers, history teachers, humanities teachers, and science teachers examines how a journalist structures online reporting on one community's work to support...
The discussion questions attached can be used by teachers to engage students and book clubs in conversation about the themes of Roger Thurow's The First 1,000 Days.