For the past 25 years, the McLean County Museum of History has been bringing history to life through the Evergreen Cemetery Walk. This year, things are going to be a little different.
The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Laurent House in Rockford, Illinois, is once again open for visitors, but financial and logistical challenges still lie ahead for the museum.
From a doctor stranded in Ciudad Juárez to a shelter closed after an outbreak, COVID-19 is hitting hard along the Texas-Mexico border.
In April 2020, the Pulitzer Center sent a survey to our grantees, and over 500 freelancers responded—detailing the pressures they are facing and their feelings on managing safety in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As flooding has rapidly worsened in scale and frequency, people are demanding action from their governments. Unfortunately, stormwater management is a costly problem that is not easily solved.
Adham Hassoun had completed a 15-year sentence in the United States on terrorism-related charges. Unable to deport him, the government sought to keep him in open-ended custody.
Columbia Journalism School Reporting Fellow Brett Forrest looks at how New York City's Catholic churches have struggled with declining donations during the COVID-19 shutdown.
An investigation by Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism found the areas with the highest number of COVID-19 infections and deaths coincide with the counties with the highest proportion of Puerto Ricans in the United States.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept across the country, museums and cultural sites in Illinois were shut down in attempts to stymie the spread of the disease. Now, African American museums in the region are adapting to the pandemic and affirming their role in sharing information about racial injustices.
The Obama administration ran into a wall of political opposition when it tried to close Guantánamo Prison. The former vice president rarely brings up the topic and has yet to draw up a strategy but says he shares the goal.
The Peoria Riverfront Museum's Virtual Museum project officially launched on March 19, the day before Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s statewide stay-at-home order went into effect.
As with many immigrants, Connie and Ricardo's stores represent the physical proof of their success. But they have balanced pressure to reopen with safety concerns throughout the pandemic.
A data-driven look at the impact of civil asset forfeiture reform laws throughout the Midwest.
In the name of renewable energy, the British government is subsidizing the clear-cutting of the American Southeast.
Kentucky has some of the weakest laws in the country when it comes to protecting property from seizure. The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting examines why law enforcement is seizing so much property—and who's suffering.
American Origami is a work of images and text that looks at the aftermath of mass shootings in American schools.
How one Taiwanese restaurant in Pittsburgh feeds the local community.
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.
Forsyth Technical Community College Reporting Fellow Shirin Alhroob traveled to Turkey to report on women in the IT industry.
Judy Gladney shared her story of being one of the very first African American students at Missouri's University City High School in the 1960s during a panel discussion at the University City Library alongside Pulitzer Center grantees, the school superintendent, and her daughter.
Journalists, scientists, policymakers, and residents discuss how climate change is threatening Cape Cod and what to do about it at an inaugural Connected Coastlines event at BU.
The first day of presentations tackled topics including displacement, religion, cultural identity, and women's health.
The Pulitzer Center's 2019 Reporting Fellows gather in Washington, D.C., for two days of panel discussions and a formal dinner to celebrate the work of Fellows in the Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium partner schools.
Journalism funders from across the country fielded questions from filmmakers about how to secure journalism grants to fund their their documentary projects.
Deep engagement at schools, colleges and prisons in Chicago and North Carolina, inspired by the lead writer on The New York Times Magazine's 1619 Project and by Art for Justice Fund grantees working to end mass incarceration.
The podcast's second season reported on climate change in the Arctic region.
The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce our 2019 Connected Coastlines grantees, a consortium of newsrooms and independent journalists across the United States who are using rigorous science reporting to document and explain the local effects of climate change on U.S. coastal populations.
The Pulitzer Center and the University of Chicago welcome award-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones for a conversation on The 1619 Project.
Pulitzer Center communications and inclusion manager, Jin Ding, participated in panel discussion alongside Pulitzer Center grantees about how to secure journalism funding.
This lesson helps students decode and connect with images from a reporting project about migration. The students then interview each other, and go on to interview community members about immigration.
In this lesson, students create a timeline using multimedia reporting on the leather and textile industries in the U.S.. Students then design their own narrative timelines to explain a current event.
An extension of "Seeking Asylum: Women and Children Migrating Across Borders", this lesson provides suggestions for student research, reporting, arts activities, and community service.
Use Tomas van Houtryve's photographs to help students understand the role that context plays in grasping the meaning behind photographs.
This unit asks middle school students to explore the varying roles beliefs play in people's lives through the lenses of world religions, science, and social relationships.
Students learn about asylum seekers and the boundaries between refugees and migrants. They explore how current refugee and migration policies impact women and children.
This lesson provides resources for teachers in Winston-Salem, NC as they create lesson plans connected to the "Dispatches" exhibition at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).
Students examine details from photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve's drone photography project "Blue Sky Days" to analyze the author's purpose for the project and design their own visual arts projects.
Links to curricular resources for Daniella Zalcman’s Signs of Your Identity project.
Students discuss culture, identity and the impact of government-mandated residential schools for indigenous children in the U.S. and Canada using photography and reporting by Daniella Zalcman.
Students develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and present them.
Students explore photographs of Canadian residential schools, composite portraits, and interview excerpts of residential school survivors from Daniella Zalcman's "Signs of Your Identity."