Normally staff at the Peoria Riverfront Museum would be gearing up to welcome bus-fulls of students when school resumes in a few weeks. Instead, they’re holding meetings to decide: if they can’t bring students to the museum, how can they bring the museum to students?
Despite projections that climate change will lead many people to leave their homes for climate-related reasons, no legal framework exists to help migrants relocate, let alone to protect them in their most vulnerable moments.
The Latino Task Force is demonstrating how years of training, deep roots, and savvy leadership can muster a force that has been more visible than any city agency. It is a child of the pandemic, but the task force is led by people who have been activists since the 1970s. It’s clear now that all of their life experience prepared them for precisely this moment in time.
Say you are 11 years old, say your mom has tested positive for Covid and is pretty sick with the virus in your apartment, say your dad takes you and your brother and sister to get tested, and you all test positive. Though you have no symptoms, a few days later, you get appendicitis. That is what happened to SF Tenderloin resident Rodney Gongora.
As soon as the first COVID-19 vaccines get approved, a staggering global need will confront limited supplies.
The Latino Task Force’s new mobile testing site at 701 Alabama St. entered its second week with more than 200 people in line by 10:00 am, a sign that the 300 tests it managed to secure from the Department of Public Health is not enough.
Of the four jobs Milton has had since he arrived in San Francisco in 1983, his favorite by far is his current job at Trader Joe’s.
After the pandemic forced Magee General Hospital to cut elective care, which six months ago accounted for two-thirds of its revenue, the hospital must confront a pandemic that has been the latest battle for survival for rural hospitals around the country.
Once the venue for shows featuring everything from wrestling to rodeos, nowadays the Cow Palace in Daly City, California, hosts one of the largest food bank sites for the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. Some 1,200 to 1,500 residents line up every Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm.
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing the military to consider creating a quarantine zone at the court compound to allow proceedings to continue in the case of the alleged 9/11 plotters.
When Jordan Schindler, founder and CEO of Nufabrx, noticed his textile business slowing down because of the pandemic, his team developed a microbial mask to save jobs and help the community. Then the federal government put in an order.
The Trump administration sent the stateless man who had served his sentence to an undisclosed country rather than defend never-before-used executive authority to keep holding him.
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?
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.
There are a lot of systems of division. Caste is one of them. This series takes listeners/viewers to India and back to the U.S. where caste impacts thousands, but for which there are no legal protections.
Native American education has been on a steady decline for the past decade—now some are working to bridge the gap between education and the preservation of a neglected culture.
Florida newsroom executives and Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan joined the Athena Society in Tampa to have a conversation about the Florida Climate Reporting Network.
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.
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."
Students explore how climate change is affecting the work of archaeologists in the arctic using Eli Kintisch's project "Thawing Arctic Soils: A Tenuous Present and Dangerous Future.”
This lesson asks students to compare the water crisis facing Flint, Michigan to a water crisis in China. Students use digital resources and practice cooperative learning and writing skills.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
The following lesson plans were designed by Liz Morrison, coordinator of Social Studies for the Parkway School District in St. Louis, as part of the Pulitzer Center's Global Gateway initiative.
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).
This is a multi-week unit on international adoption and ethics. Students will examine how international adoption agencies work and the role of culture, ethics, local policy, and international law.
This is a multi-week unit on U.S. companies and the welfare of international workers. Students will examine how U.S. companies manufacture their goods and how they care for their workers abroad.
Students analyze how an author structures articles in different ways to report on malnutrition. The articles come from the project “1,000 Days: To save women, children and the world” by Roger Thurow.