On May 14, 2016—13 months after she'd first left Cuba—Yoandra finally crossed the U.S. border at El Paso, Texas, with her son and brother. This is her story.
A Cuban family treks through a jungle for seven days on foot. Another Cuban man gets stuck in Central America seeking freedom. Listen to their stories on 1A.
Research into Jewish charities in North America has found a powerful but opaque machine that turns over billions, but can be vague as to how the money is used.
Sometimes a cousin really can offer the best deal, but it can be hard for donors to be sure the charity shopped around first.
Federations supported settlers in Hebron and Silwan: 'Jews are Jews wherever they live.'
A fifth of donations to Jewish federations is spent on salaries, which in some cases are beyond the norm at similar organizations, Haaretz finds
Like many charities, the federations invest offshore.
Whole families can make their living at a single charitable organization.
The US State Department is effectively forcing some diplomat parents of children with special needs to serve overseas without them or leave the Foreign Service.
Marvin Kalb discusses his latest book, "The Year I Was Peter the Great: 1956 ― Khrushchev, Stalin’s Ghost, and a Young American in Russia."
In the new era of Cuban migration, Ivo Torres' future depends on being able to answer a key question: in the XXI century, are Cubans political or economic migrants?
Genetic engineering plan raises fears of 'Jurassic Park' invasion.
Last Friday Egyptian Americans and supporters of the Egyptian cause met in front of the White House to unify for the "Egyptian Solidarity March."
As the government of Egypt remains at a critical point, and protests have only increased in size and intensity, Egyptians abroad are expressing their unity.
As protests swarm Egypt, Egyptians abroad are proclaiming solidarity with the anti-government sentiment. Today in Washington, protesters called upon President Barack Obama to support the Egyptians.
Jennifer Redfearn and Tim Metzger's documentary on how rising sea levels are threatening Carteret Islanders, "Sun Come Up," has been nominated for an Oscar.
The nomination was for documentary (short subject). The winners of the 83rd Academy Awards will be announced February 27.
See all the nominees for this year's Oscars.
In fall 2010, the Pulitzer Center partnered with Baruch College’s High School News Literacy Summit, which brought together schools and organizations with an interest in news literacy to share best practices and engage directly with students from ten New York City public high schools
On November 8, Pulitzer Center grantee Steve Sapienza and Special Projects Coordinator Peter Sawyer spoke at Kent State University about Pulitzer Center reporting on the global water crisis.
Jon Sawyer is featured in Inc, a publication of Ohio University's Society of Professional Journalists.
The Pulitzer Center's evolving model of non-profit international journalism in the digital media age, and tips for navigating a media landscape where international news often goes undercovered.
Pulitzer Center and Internews honor Persephone Miel and announce the launch of the Persephone Miel Fellowship to help journalists outside the United States report on their home countries.
Jennifer Redfearn's "Sun Come Up" is listed on The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' shortlist for Documentary Short Subjects.
On Wednesday October 6, experts and advocates discussed methods to improve water, sanitation and hygiene facilities and instruction for school children in the developing world.
Peter Sawyer said 4,500 children under the age of 14 die every day because of water-related diseases.
Sawyer was one of three speakers from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting who spoke about the worldwide water crisis from a journalistic perspective Thursday in Ballroom B of the Student Center.
Sawyer, a journalist for the center, said the role of the center's journalists is to tell the world about issues that are for the most part unknown.
"884 million people don't have access to clean drinking water," Sawyer said.