North Carolina will begin working with other state offices to address vulnerabilities caused by climate change but still have more work to do to make their communities more resilient.
During the coronavirus pandemic, Erika Guadalupe, executive director of Juntos, has led the immigrant rights organization in providing direct services to vulnerable populations.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, paying rent was not just about a protest — it wasn’t an option.
Catzie Vilayphonh, of Laos in the House, describes how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the sense of community and culture for many Americans including immigrants and refugees.
The comprehensive plan to address North Carolina’s vulnerability to climate change has been submitted to Governor Roy Cooper.
The global pandemic has forced seniors to end their academic careers remotely and left the colleges with the challenge of reimagining commencement traditions.
Billionaire scientist and businessman Patrick Soon-Shiong announced in a 27 May investor call and press release that an experimental vaccine being developed by two of his companies is on the shortlist of 14 candidates being evaluated by Operation Warp Speed.
State Climatologist Kathie Dello says that since taking the job in 2019 she has found residents of North Carolina are ready and willing to talk about climate change, and that the state can be a leader on the issue.
For over a year, this Maine city has worried about toxic fumes from a tank farm. But figuring out whether they’re harming people is not an easy task.
Maintaining the vulnerable sliver of Outer Banks highway known as N.C. 12 has long been a challenge, but state officials say they are now adopting a more resilient approach to infrastructure design.
Where is soccer resuming, and what's at stake for global sports amid the ongoing pandemic? Pulitzer Center intern and Northwestern University in Qatar student Manan Bhavnani reports.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, two judges have ordered the government to arrange classified calls between some detainees and their lawyers, or explain why not.
Donald Trump's promised border wall will involve taking land from hundreds of people. An earlier land grab to build border fencing was rushed, sloppy, and gave landowners wildly differing payments.
Season two of Threshold takes listeners to the homes, hunting grounds, and melting coastlines of Arctic peoples, where climate change isn’t an abstract concept, but a part of daily life.
Together, more than 148 non-profit Jewish federations hold assets of $16 billion in the United States and Canada. Investigative journalist Uri Blau examines how the money is spent.
Weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the island continues its battle for food, water and electricity. Ryan Michalesko reports on the fate of this U.S. territory and its people.
Guam is reeling from nearly 100 lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by various Catholic priests, including the archbishop. Why has it taken so long for these accusations to surface?
An examination of the ongoing geopolitical transformation of the Arctic along the old Cold War frontline from Alaska through Canada and Greenland.
Hurricane Harvey caused unprecedented flooding of the U.S. Gulf Coast. Alex MacLean and Daniel Grossman fly over the region to report on the damage and seek lessons for better storm resilience.
At the center of the relationship between the world's two main superpowers are a small agricultural state and its governor-turned-ambassador. The stakes never have been higher for these "old friends."
The uranium boom reshaped the American southwest in the 1950s and 1960s. Ben Mauk reports on the industry's environmental legacy and economic future.
An extraordinary collaboration between U.S. and Chinese nuclear scientists is setting the stage for greater cooperation between the two countries in addressing security threats.
While the U.S. lives through the domestic storms of the Trump presidency, China is moving boldly in Asia, with historic consequences for American friends, from Taiwan to Thailand.
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 for them.
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.
Wall Street Journal names Pulitzer Center Howard University student fellow and student fellow alum 2019 Summer Interns.
One of newest reporting fellows faced a tumultuous path in coming to Davidson College as a refugee from Damascus.
Dan McCarey, principal of Maptian, a data visualization and mapping studio, created 'Taken', a website that displays information from Pulitzer Center projects on civil asset forfeiture.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cited granntees Jonathan Blitzer and Mauricio Lima's project on the link between climate change and Guatemalan migration as evidence at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform's hearing on climate change and national security.
DC area middle school students learn about making the news at PBS studios in Arlington, VA.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The following World Water Day lesson plan and classroom resources for humanities, science, social studies, media and English teachers ask students to investigate four Pulitzer Center reporting...
This Masters level lesson introduces journalism as an important tool for public health students and researchers to communicate complex public health issues in an accessible way for the general...
Resources to support student Letters to the Next President inspired and informed by global problems such as water access, climate change, forced migration and more.
The following lesson explores the project "Pumped Dry," which covers the recent shortage of vanishing groundwater. It teaches skills of persuasion.
In this lesson, students use online reporting to compare the 2016 U.S. election to elections in Iran and Taiwan.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
A quick, 10-minute lesson about the effects of the Nuclear tests done on the Marshall Islands by the United States.
Students use evidence gathered from the resources to write a letter or presentation articulating their own opinion of whether or not to continue funding nuclear weapons in the U.S.
Through project-based learning, discussion, and reading, students examine the impact of Canadian Indian residential schools and the relationship between school environment and personal identify.
This lesson looks at climate change and how some countries are trying to combat it.
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.