In recent months, the Rebuild Foundation has stood out for its immediate, direct actions to care for Black and Brown people during the pandemic and ongoing protests.
Diagnostics experts, public health officials, and epidemiologists are calling for a radical shift in testing strategy: away from diagnosing people who have symptoms or were exposed and toward screening whole populations using faster, cheaper, sometimes less accurate tests.
While the rest of an Illinois town reopened, additional guidelines that prohibited all interactive exhibits kept a children's museum closed.
The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture, the only Puerto Rican history museum in the United States, continues to fight for racial and financial equity. However, in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged Illinois, many museums of color have been feeling the squeeze of the economic hardships caused by it.
Concern is growing that the lungs and other organs can struggle to heal after infection.
As museums across Illinois scramble to stay afloat, the National Public Housing Museum has leveraged its nimbleness to directly aid those whose stories it wishes to preserve, reinforcing its vision for what museums should look like in a post-pandemic world.
Community museums reach families in Chicago and beyond.
What local institutions and archivists are doing to immortalize a disorienting time in Chicago.
The country’s first and only African American children’s museum may not have planned for the pandemic, but it was ready.
2020 Justice Reporting Fellow Apoorva Mittal interviews polio survivors to examine how American responses to the epidemic from the 1940s and 1950s inform perspectives on the current one.
Despite Pride month’s coinciding with the pandemic this year, Sharron Cooks still had plenty to celebrate.
Currently, museums and communities alike are grappling with the dual pandemics impacting African Americans: COVID-19 and social uprisings after the killing of George Floyd.
The gradual implementation of agricultural nutrient reduction strategies across the Midwest is seen as potential solution to a loss of biodiversity in the Gulf of Mexico.
For years, the U.S. healthcare system has failed to identify sex-trafficked victims in clinics and hospitals across the country, but a new coalition of doctors and activists seeks to change this.
As the so-called American opioid crisis continues, some are finding recovery behind bars. But how do people navigate sustained recovery after incarceration?
Families of color have long been thwarted in finding a quality education. We present the saga of one St. Louis family, how they got educated and managed to gain their purchase on the American Dream.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has boosted biometric technology testing at the southern border raising fears about possible privacy and civil rights violations.
Dairy farms—Wisconsin's economic engines—have been decimated in recent years due to decreased demand, lack of workers, and slumping milk prices.
As 88 miles of President Trump’s border wall go up in South Texas, scientists and local residents fear that the unique ecosystems and nature-based economy of the Lower Rio Grande Valley will suffer.
Liberal and conservative justices criticize abuses of civil asset forfeiture. Groups from CATO to the ACLU do too. Republicans and Democrats want change, but much of the reform agenda is unfinished.
A data-driven look at the impact of civil asset forfeiture reform laws throughout the Midwest.
A historic performance of The Box , a piece of transformational theater based on a journalist’s investigation onto solitary confinement, was staged on Alcatraz in June 2019.
Native American women become targets of the oil industry in the United States.
Carol Rosenberg tells both big-sweep and incremental stories about the court and captives at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Pulitzer Center grantee Tony Briscoe was honored for his work covering climate change in the Great Lakes.
Watch a recorded webinar for students in which Dr. Seema Yasmin share her insights on the role of journalism during public health emergencies
Educators across the country attended a webinar introducing The 1619 Project and exploring the accompanying curricular resources; it is now available on demand.
The One World Media Awards celebrate media coverage of developing countries across 15 categories. A number of Pulitzer-supported projects, grantees and partners were nominated.
Jon Sawyer, executive director of the Pulitzer Center, comments on the media's coverage of panic buying amid the coronavirus pandemic.
SPJ names two Reporting Fellows, Patrick Ammerman from University of Pennsylvania and Mariana Rivas from TCU, Regional Mark of Excellence winners for stories on challenges facing Venezuelan migrants.
The 81st Annual Overseas Press Club Awards Recognizes the finest international reporting in 22 categories. The Pulitzer Center-supported project “Fleeing Violence, Mexicans Seek Asylum in the U.S.” won a Citation for the Madeline Dane Ross Award.
Jon Sawyer on how the Pulitzer Center is adapting to the COVID-19 crisis.
The Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism recognize the best health reporting in print, broadcast and online media.
More than 20 students from Ida B. Wells Middle School participated in the three-day workshop.
A look at Pulitzer Center health reporting and what lessons it offers for the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Gomes' image of a sex trafficking survior and her guide dog was chosen as a finalist from over 400 submissions.
Estudiantes exploran leyes de expropiación en la construcción de la cerca fronteriza entre los EE.UU. y México para crear un recurso para miembros de su comunidad sobre los derechos a la tierra.
Estudiantes explorarán cómo el gobierno se apoderó de tierra tejana para una cerca fronteriza. Estudiarán políticas federales y estatales de expropiación y compartir esa información con su comunidad.
Students explore eminent domain law in the construction of the U.S./Mexico border fence through text and video to create a resource outlining and advocating for their community members’ land rights.
By exploring land seizures for a border fence in the Rio Grande Valley, students will learn about federal and state eminent domain policy and share that information with the local community.
This lesson asks students to examine Salvadoran gang violence in the U.S. and El Salvador, evaluating the role deportation plays in stoking violence and considering its impact on multiple actors.
Students analyze how photojournalist applies different photography techniques to communicate his reporting on a variety of global issues in order to plan and execute their own photo stories.
Students will summarize text about undocumented mothers and the ankle monitors. Students will then create an argument using details from the text.
This lesson for journalism or ELA students explores Evan Osnos’ North Korea reporting to debate the role of journalists in crises and to develop original reporting projects.
Students learn about the politics and policies of nuclear security by exploring the U.S.-North Korea and U.S.-China relationships.
Students will analyze how selection and order of information are used to tell stories of gun violence. They will curate photo essays and produce policy recommendations to reduce local violence.
Students will analyze how the writer's point of view shapes articles written about the U.S.-North Korean nuclear crisis.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.