The Post-Gazette goes to Scotland, where getting kids out of poverty isn't a dream — it's the law.
Some American farmers envy Canada’s protectionist system, while billions in U.S. exports have added to the problems of small Mexican farms.
Two years later, Eastern Kentucky and Western participants assess changes as they gather to reach across the political and cultural chasm.
Judy Gladney joins radio hosts on KTRS-AM to discuss her experience as one of the first students that integrated University City, Missouri.
From France to Kenya to India and Malawi, women are feeling more empowered to make their voices heard—and to demand gender equality.
Planned barriers along the Rio Grande could trap debris and send floodwaters into nearby communities.
Local ranchers and outside investors have differing visions about how the land should Montana's newest national park
Iowa is a powerhouse producer of corn and soybeans. But all the industrial farming has come at a cost to the environment. Today, there's a growing number of farmers adopting more sustainable practices in a bid to save Iowa's precious soil and water.
After an earthquake struck in 2010, the US pledged to help rebuild the Caribbean country. A decade later, nothing better symbolises the failure of these efforts than the story of a new port that was promised but never built.
Activists say Dominican immigrants are subject to police profiling and brutality, and are also being targeted for deportation.
The man, whose immigration case received "administrative closure" from a U.S. judge, was detained by Border Patrol agents at a highway checkpoint. Lawyers say the agents went too far, but federal officials say otherwise.
Activists say police racially profile black communities, despite Puerto Rico’s image as a melting pot without racial problems.
In remote villages of rural Alaska, Native women and girls who suffer high rates of sexual violence are frustrated by what they call an ongoing legacy of indifference from authorities.
America is exporting a different set of ideas to the world under the leadership of President Trump.
The “Visions of Justice” workshop immerses court involved youth in visual storytelling as a means to nurture self-expression, self-respect, and the exploration their ideas of freedom and justice.
A feature for Politico Magazine about how US immigration policy plays out south of the border, specifically in El Salvador, and the impact of family separation on would-be migrants on the ground.
After suffering back-to-back hurricanes in 2017 and an ongoing fiscal crisis, Puerto Rico has seen a surge in foreclosures and abandoned property. How are Puerto Ricans' property rights being defended?
Assisted dying and euthanasia are part of a new approach to death that emphasises the individual's right to call time on suffering. The effects of this shift on wider society will be immense.
Ohio is one of the largest states in the nation. But a strong tradition of local rule makes finding records difficult across county lines. This data project delves into that problem and looks at patterns of ownership throughout the state.
In the film A Table for All refugees and asylees seek employment in the New York City restaurant industry. Adapting to a kitchen in a new city, they find common ground in food and cultural exchange.
Over 2,000 Nepali-speaking Bhutanese refugees have settled in Central Massachusetts since 2008. Adjusting to a new location, finding jobs, and learning English are some of the many barriers they face.
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?
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.
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?
Matt Black discusses his cross-country trip to explore and spark discussion about poverty and inequality in the United States.
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?
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.
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.
Meet the reporter and photographer behind The Seattle Times' ocean acidification project.
Le Monde journalist Yves Eudes discusses his six-part reporting project on climate change in the Arctic.
Wake Forest University student reporting fellow Yasmin Bendaas examines the tradition of facial tattooing in Algeria.
Social media dominated the youth voting scene in the 2012 US presidential election. This trend seems likely to grow stronger over the course of the next election cycle.
Immigrants to Williamsburg, Virginia, have difficulty assimilating without the support of the large immigrant communities they might find in bigger cities.
How do Tohono O’odham tribal members feel about the primarily Latino migrants crossing through their reservation in order to pursue the "American Dream"? It's complicated.
Theatre piece addresses the pervasive nature of media during times of crisis.
Pulitzer Center grantees Amy Martin and Nick Mott won the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Award.
Initiative brings in 15 teachers from Washington, D.C., New York, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania, providing them with ideas on how to connect content to the "real world."
Dalia Mogahed and Katherine Coplen of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding offer data-driven tips for responsibly reporting on American Muslim communities.
How do we bridge gaps between science and religion? Live taping of "On Being" explores the intricacies of how the mind and body interact with reality.
Panelists discuss how religion can reinforce divisions between social groups in Israel, Northern Ireland, and Indian-Americans in the United States.
Day two of the Beyond Religion Conference sparked a lively workshop conversation on how reporting on religion has evolved over time.
Dalia Mogahed, ISPU research director, journalist Mark Oppenheimer, and Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan explore the Pittsburgh community's response to the shooting at the Tree of Life and preview some of the recurring themes at the Pulitzer Center's "Beyond Religion" conference.
The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce Connected Coastlines, a collaborative reporting initiative on climate science in U.S. coastal states with support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Department of Science Education.
Around 150 students from DC public schools engaged in single subject storytelling at National Geographic with photojournalist grantee Dominic Bracco.
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.
Tatenda Ngwaru discusses the ongoing struggles of intersex people in interview with Shondaland.
Find all the context you need to teach "Losing Earth," including historical timelines and original transcripts from Senate hearings on climate change.
Want a journalist to speak with your class about their environmental reporting? Our grantees have expertise ranging from ocean health to pollution. Learn more about how to schedule a free visit.
Students learn about elements of narrative nonfiction through reporting on uranium mining in the U.S. They then plan and conduct their own reporting trips and write travelogue essays.
Students will learn about the geography and history of uranium mining on the Colorado Plateau. They will then create their own maps as visual narratives about the topic.
In celebration of World Press Freedom Day, we've compiled our top five lesson plans on the importance of a free media, and how journalists and citizens stand up for it around the world.
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.
Students will explore how health topics are presented in the news media using behind the scenes videos from Carl Gierstorfer’s Ebola project and Jon Cohen’s HIV/AIDS project.
Students will learn about the concept of epidemiology and how it is used to control or prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
Students learn about the history of globalization and how it impacts their lives. They will analyze how journalists visualize global stories and make connections between global and local issues.
Students evaluate how visual images work in tandem with words to create stories and produce writing that pairs text with visuals to describe the story of textile manufacturing in Winston-Salem, NC.
Students learn about the global textiles industry using photography, texts, and interviews and evaluate the connections between the industry in 19th c America and modern Bangladesh.
In this short lesson, students view photos that tell stories about hurricanes very differently and think critically about how to spread natural disaster news in a useful, respectful way.