Pulitzer Center Update

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General news updates from the Pulitzer Center.

2010 Annual Report

The Pulitzer Center has posted its annual report for 2010. The PDF of the report is available on the Pulitzer Center website.

The Pulitzer Center has posted its annual report for 2010. The PDF of the report is available on the Pulitzer Center website. What follows is the report's introductory overview by Pulitzer Center Board President Emily Rauh Pulitzer and Founding Director Jon Sawyer:

Joel Motley Joins Pulitzer Center Board

The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce the election of Joel Motley to its board of directors.

As managing director of Public Capital Advisors LLC, Joel provides advice on capital markets and infrastructure to emerging markets. He began his career in investment banking at Lazard Freres & Co. in 1985, and he became a founder of Carmona Motley Inc. in 1992. Joel has provided financial advice to municipalities around the United States, assisting municipalities in raising over $8 billion for airports, water systems, and electric utilities.

Hope on Ice: Support Needed for Travel to Guinea

In November Artcirq will travel to Guinea to collaborate with acrobats from the circus troupe, Kalabante. The film crew is requesting donations to document this trip.

On November 14th, Linda Matchan and Michele McDonald will follow Artcirq as the troupe travels to Guinea to partner with acrobats from the group Kalabante in Conakry, which supports basic education in Guinea, in a joint humanitarian mission.

Global Maternal Health Writing Contest

The Pulitzer Center is partnering with Helium to get your voice heard on important global issues often under-reported in US media. The winning essay will be showcased on our website, and the winner will receive a Pulitzer Center Global Issues/Citizen Voices Award. The deadline for the current contest is June 24, and the winner will be announced July 7.