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Mestizo Roots of California Exceptionalism

California has its faults, but innovation, tolerance for immigrants, and reverence for the environment are not among them. What are the roots of California exceptionalism?

East Coast Sea Level Rise

There is no denying that sea level rise will result in catastrophic damage along our coastlines. Sea level rise is a relentless, visible indicator of a warming climate and it cannot be ignored.

London Smog

The city of London is embroiled in a long-standing battle against air pollution. Are its latest efforts enough, or is it too little too late?

Children of the Incarcerated

What challenges do kids face when a parent is imprisoned? “Children of the Incarcerated" introduces young readers to programs that help families stay connected when a parent is behind bars.

Losing Earth

Thirty years ago, we could have saved the planet. The world was ready to act. But we failed to do what was necessary to avoid a catastrophe.

Restorative Businesses

Entrepreneurs and investors are rewriting the rules of business, challenging conventional growth principles to build an economy fueled by transparency and equality.

Pretrial Diversion

Pretrial diversion–where defendants pay fees to avoid prison time–are increasing popular. But some government agents are profiting from people's inability to pay the fees.

Meet the Journalist: Tomas van Houtryve

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."

Meet the Journalist: Karim Chrobog

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.

Meet Student Fellow Yasmin Bendaas

Wake Forest University student reporting fellow Yasmin Bendaas examines the tradition of facial tattooing in Algeria.

Beyond Religion Conference Highlights

How do religion and gender intersect? How do we accurately and creatively represent different religions in our media? Journalists, theologians, activists, and educators asked and considered these questions and more at the Pulitzer Center's 2019 Beyond Religion Conference.

Feature Writing Workshop

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.