A new administration brings potential to address Appalachia’s economic and environmental issues on a wider scale.
Some farmer advocates are pushing for supply management systems that could raise milk prices and reduce volatility.
Many Wisconsin milk producers are overwhelmed, dogged by financial worries, a crushing workload, labor shortages and bad weather.
Decades of discrimination in Fresno laid the groundwork for a housing crisis today.
President-elect Joe Biden will arrive at the White House next week with the smallest military presence in Afghanistan in nearly two decades.
President-elect Joe Biden proposed the "American Rescue Plan" in an effort to combat the pandemic and the effects it has on the country.
Now there is more carbon dioxide trapping heat than in the past 800,000 years.
In a four-page comic book set, the underlying message is accurate: Because we’ve released so much CO2, we’ve unleashed massive changes in the climate.
Local journalists cover the pandemic and the effect it has on The Navajo Nation.
Several new tests look for SARS-CoV-2 in saliva, and the new work finds a striking correlation between high virus levels and later hospitalization or death.
Here's a look inside the "Afro-Latinx Revolution."
Finally, a Black reporter was chosen for a clinical trial, which meant even more waiting.
The dying coal industry has left Appalachia with a struggling economy and a legacy of environmental degradation.
A far-reaching depression has gripped many family farmers in America’s Dairyland. With milk prices fluctuating, more and more of Wisconsin's dairy farmers are now struggling with their mental health.
A newsroom providing essential information in a remote area plays a critical role during the pandemic.
A five-article investigative series looks into the longstanding epidemic of preventable deaths in U.S. city and county jails and the alternatives to incarceration that are saving lives instead of taking them.
Report Card explores how the pandemic has exacerbated and brought attention to issues of inequity in public education.
In 2018, dozens of people vanished in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, including a U.S. citizen. The government blamed cartels. But in fact it was Mexico's marines, an elite force with close ties to the U.S.
True-life narratives of incarcerated women and groundbreaking unique nationwide data show the ways in which trauma and structural inequalities result in the punishment of the most marginalized.
A lack of internet access threatens a region's Census count, level of education, and economic success in rural Pennsylvania—now more than ever in the COVID-19 era.
An exploration into the lives of migrant farmers in Florida fighting two invisible beasts; COVID-19 and severe weather. These migrant farmers are now working to save crops destroyed by Hurricane Eta.
COVID-19 is testing the enduring resilience of Indigenous peoples. Tribal nations in the United States face unique challenges in accessing and distributing a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine.
Navigating race relations in the U.S. is a challenging task, particularly for Black migrants and refugees. This project explores how Black migrants in Maine confront racism following their arrival.
A binational, bilingual reporting project on the Tijuana Estuary, led by Voice of San Diego in partnership with Tijuana Press, delves into the decades-long issue of sewage and accountability.
Nate Hegyi reports on American Prairie Reserve, a nonprofit building a privately funded wildlife preserve the size of Connecticut in the Great Plains of Montana.
Journalists Stephanie Beasley and Kathleen Flynn traveled to an Arizona border crossing with Mexico where the U.S. government conducted a months-long facial recognition pilot program, scanning 200,000 faces a month.
How do North America's trees fuel Europe's clean energy plans? Journalist Justin Catanoso discusses his reporting on the wood pellet industry in North Carolina and its impact on the environment.
What does it take to produce an international series in multiple locations? Journalist Melanie Saltzman takes us behind-the-scenes of her reporting for PBS NewsHour Weekend’s “Future of Food” series.
After Motel 6 gave the name of an undocumented immigrant to the authorities, his family was torn apart. The Columbian reports from the U.S.-Mexico border, where the family is navigating a life divided.
Natasha S. Alford tells the story of her reporting project on Afro-LatinX identity and social issues in Puerto Rico.
Aerial photographer Alex MacLean addresses the impact of sea-level rise, and current strategies to mitigate it, by capturing images of shoreline vulnerability, catastrophic damage, and strategies for resilience along the coast from Maine to Texas.
A Chinese surrogacy agent’s business in southern California has become a one-stop shop for wealthy Chinese couples seeking to hire American surrogates to have their babies.
In Feb. 2019, journalist Zahra Ahmad returned to Iraq to reunite with her family for the first time since immigrating to the U.S in 1998. Here she explains what sparked her trip and what she learned.
In Juarez, a cobbled-together community of migrants is trapped by U.S. policies in an immigration purgatory. Associated Press reporters Tim Sullivan and Cedar Attanasio spent a week in their world.
In Nome, Alaska, a city reckons with a crisis of unaddressed sexual violence, reports Victoria Mckenzie.
Photojournalist James Whitlow Delano explores the human and environmental toll of mining for gold in La Rinconada in the Peruvian Andes.
The Pulitzer Center-supported project from the Bangor Daily News investigated law enforcement accountability through records requests and on-the-ground reporting
The fellowship, a collaboration between the Pulitzer Center and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, aims to promote international reporting by Chicago and Midwestern journalists.
Educators are invited to apply for the spring 2021 Pulitzer Center Teacher Fellowship, with tracks for Chicago-based educators and educators nationwide that focus on highlighting stories of migration and justice.
The 2021 legislative session will prioritize reform after a Bangor Daily News series exposed police misconduct and a lack of accountability statewide.
Grantee Victoria Mckenzie discusses the toll of reporting on emotionally fraught issues, and what winning the inaugural Pulitzer Center award meant to her.
The Pulitzer Center education team invites educators to watch this on-demand webinar for a presentation with Dr. Seema Yasmin on navigating reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Pulitzer Center invites students, their teachers, and parents/guardians to watch this webinar with BK Reader founder C. Zawadi Morris about her process developing The COVID-19 Writers Project.
Did you miss a recent webinar? Recordings of many of our 2020 events can be found in this blog.
Joanne Cavanaugh Simpson speaks to St. Louis Public Radio about her reporting on surveillance, policing, and civil rights.
Kiran Misra has won a Journalism Excellence Award for her story on the effects of New Delhi urban development on local communities.
C. Zawadi Morris, creator of the COVID-19 Writers Project, and contributor Eisa Nefertari Ulen discuss the importance of documenting history with personal narratives.
WBEZ reporter Natalie Y. Moore will travel to Finland to report on the country’s “open prison” system, criminal justice reform, and relationship with immigrants.
Students analyze reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic and historical research on The Black Death in order to evaluate the purposes and biases of sources, compare and contrast pandemics from two time...
This lesson will explore the art of telling individual stories through different mediums while engaging with the reporting from The COVID-19 Writers Project (C19WP).
In this lesson, students will explore five components of media literacy (Access, Analyze, Evaluate, Create, and Act) through engagement with Pulitzer Center news stories.
This viewing guide for the documentary "America’s Medical Supply Crisis” leads students in discussion, reflection, and projects that increase public awareness about the PPE shortage in the U.S.
In this lesson, students analyze how journalists use interviews to research and tell under-reported stories. They then apply those tips to planning, conducting, and editing their own interviews.
A partial listing of historical events and terms referenced in The 1619 Project essays and Quizlet flashcards to support teachers and students with curricular integration.