Midway Village Museum, like 85,000 other museums worldwide, closed in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, it begins the reopening phase of its business.
In Iowa, the Family Museum, Figge Art Museum, and Putnam Museum each took different approaches to dealing with the Covid-19 crisis. Now, they are making plans to re-open and alter parts of the museum experience.
The pandemic threatens Jamaica Ray’s life and livelihood as a street musician and artist. He’s intent on “keeping it tropical.”
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the food lines snake down the street and around the corner, spilling over from one block to the next in San Francisco.
A St. Louis reporter reflects on his personal connection to the 63106 Project, a reporting series covering one of the most disadvantaged communities in Louisiana.
North Carolina has recently boosted its efforts to study and prepare for climate change while some say that work to address rising sea levels had begun years earlier.
Sissel McCarthy, director of the journalism program at Campus Consortium member Hunter College, reports on the dangers of online misinformation during the coronavirus pandemic.
The largest state relief program for undocumented immigrants has $500 debit cards reserved for approximately 3,000 San Francisco residents — but getting one of those cards is proving to be difficult.
Like 85,000 other museums across the world, Tinker Swiss Cottage was closed for half of March, all of April and May.
Regina still gets teary when she recalls the moment she learned that her household—four adults and five children—had been exposed to COVID-19.
A San Francisco business owner discusses how the novel coronavirus has affected him and his community.
Gateway Journalism Review's spring 2020 issue, The 1857 Project, explores the history of race in the Land of Dred Scott.
How are the Pulitzer Center team and its Campus Consortium community responding to the COVID-19 pandemic? This is a space for all to reflect, report, and record our experiences. Contributions welcome!
Veteran public health journalists from Science magazine explore what science knows—and is learning—about the burgeoning pandemic.
Campus Consortium initiative brings Pulitzer Center-supported journalists to the college for series of seminar workshops throughout the year, ultimately leading to independent reporting by students around the globe.
This investigation challenges universities to reexamine their ties to dispossession and will show how land-grant universities profited from Indigenous land in stunning detail.
This series explores the competing political narratives over the efficacy and morality of private prisons and whether they are good for employees, inmates, and the economies of the small towns that often house them.
Photographer Matt Black is documenting communities across the U.S. without access to clean drinking water, or, in some cases, without water at all.
Voter suppression, harsh voter ID laws, and voter disenfranchisement are on the rise. How does this affect the competitive Democratic primary and United States' most-watched election?
As police AI surveillance tech expands amid controversy, what's the impact for minority communities? This project explores the culture of surveillance and outcomes in crime prevention and civil rights.
How are ordinary Iranians reacting to heightened tensions with the U.S.?
Changing realities around climate and land stewardship are creating new possibilities around how Native communities manage and profit from their lands, by aligning ethics, sustainability, and profits.
A Baltimore Sun investigation into Maryland’s child support system and the heavy price it exacts on Baltimore’s poorest families and communities.
Dr. Stewart Farrell and other coastal scientists have been warning that much of the iconic Jersey Shore will be erased by sea-level rise and storms over the next century. But is anyone listening?
Author and journalist Christopher de Bellaigue reports on assisted dying and euthanasia practices in North America and Europe.
Students from Center City Public Charter School attend a three-day workshop inspired by the award-winning series ‘Pumped Dry'—learning about groundwater depletion, talking to the journalists behind the project and then tour USA Today's newsroom.
Andres Gonzalez investigates the epidemic of mass shootings in American schools, producing a body of work titled "American Origami."
Restaurateur Mike Chen legally hired expert noodle-pullers from Taiwan to create an authentic noodle house in Pittsburgh, until the Trump administration’s immigration policy changes put an end to it.
In the United States, one in every 28 children has a parent in jail or in prison. TIME for Kids executive editor Jaime Joyce reports on two programs that help families stay connected.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As part of the Focus on Justice series, grantee Carol Rosenberg and ACLU National Legal Director David Cole dive into the history of Guantánamo's detention center and the impact of COVID-19 on the 9/11 trial.
On June 10, 2020, Threshold’s ‘The Refuge’ was announced as a 2020 Peabody Award winner in the Podcast / Radio category.
In this webinar, Tatenda Ngwaru, an intersex woman who sought asylum in the U.S., shares her story of resilience in conversation with Rob Tokanel who co-directed a documentary about her story.
Letter calls for law enforcement officers to stop attacking and arresting credentialed journalists covering protests that began after a white police officer killed George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis on May 25.
Diverse voices. A commitment to equity, elevating the voices of under-represented and disadvantaged groups. Inclusiveness at the core of our work.
Pulitzer Center staff write in a letter to education newsletter subscribers that Black lives matter, and that Pulitzer Center education is committed to listening, reflecting, offering support, and making change.
The 1619 Project of The New York Times Magazine, an in-depth study led by Nikole Hannah-Jones, was awarded two 2020 Ellie Awards.
Journalists consider common threads, individuals' stories uniting their Pulitzer Center-supported reporting, honored with the 2020 Hal Boyle Award for the best newspaper, news service, or digital reporting from abroad.
This year's winners will investigate the intersection of exoneration projects with prison abolition theory and the effects of coronavirus on Islamophobia in India.
"Caste in America" wins 2020 Gabriel Award from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada.
Tristan Ahtone and Robert Lee return with Geoff McGhee to delve into data journalism story ideas, building on the Pulitzer Center-supported investigation by High Country News.
The ABA recognized the Pulitzer Center-supported PBS NewsHour podcast series, Broken Justice.
This is the third lesson in the Everyday DC unit, and it introduces students to photography techniques for use in their Everyday DC project.
Students explore photography the Everyday Africa and Everyday DC projects to develop curation and caption-writing skills.
Students analyze text-based reporting and engage with what happens when communities decide to stop relying on private companies to run correctional institutions
Students analyze solutions to end child poverty in Glasgow, Scotland and Allegheny County in the Southwest of Pennsylvania.
A lesson plan for close reading and guided discussion of Bryan Stevenson's essay for The 1619 Project, which traces the legacy of slavery in the contemporary criminal justice system.
Students explore the effects of climate change on the identities, homes, and livelihoods of communities living in the Great Lakes region.
Students analyze reporting about Alaska Native women in Nome who are fighting to end impunity for sexual assault, and dive deeper into women's rights advocacy around the world.
Students learn about sickle cell disease and the first teen to undergo an experimental new treatment, while also exploring issues of chronic illness and access to medical care more broadly.
Students explore reporting on civil asset forfeiture (the seizure of property police believe is connected to a crime), evaluate perspectives on "policing for profit," and make local connections.
Students learn about the techniques and value of oral history by looking at examples used in reporting, and developing their own projects by connecting historical events to their own community.
Students learn about how gold from illegal mines in Colombia winds up in American electronics, and the violence, labor conditions, and environmental consequences that result from this trade.
Students evaluate how climate change is impacting the land, people and wildlife on Cape Cod through close reading of the article "At the Edge of a Warming World" from The Boston Globe.