Novel coronavirus is the world's biggest public health crisis since the influenza pandemic of 1918. How are governments, health systems, and everyday people reacting to pandemic? Pulitzer Center journalists from around the world report on the ongoing story of COVID-19.
Connected Coastlines is a nationwide climate reporting initiative in U.S. coastal states created by the Pulitzer Center to build a consortium of newsrooms and independent journalists across America to report on the local effects of erratic weather patterns on coastal populations using the latest climate science. Please visit the special website we've created for the Connected Coastlines projects.
It costs $13 million per year to hold each of the 40 prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. Where does the money go? How do police profit from seized property? What is it like to be one of 2.7 million children with a parent in jail or prison? What programs have succeeded in the U.S. and elsewhere to reduce recidivism?
Food insecurity can result from climate change, urban development, population growth, and oil price shifts that are interconnected and rarely confined by borders. Pulitzer Center grantees explore the connected causes and effects of food insecurity including efforts being to secure the physical and economic access to food in countries most in need.
In a world plagued by stigma and homophobia, how do gender, sexual identity, and love influence the human experience? Where do LGBTQIA people find the courage to confront fear and the threat of violence?
Migration and Refugees exposes the risks and dangers refugees and migrants face as they leave one nation to seek a better home and a fresh start—only to find more obstacles and new threats. Resettlement presents its own set of challenges; hopes and promises prove illusory.
An exploration of Pulitzer Center reporting centered around racial justice—from the arrival of the first enslaved people in North America in 1619 through the contemporary fight for civil rights and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Although many countries around the world continue to work to mitigate the historic marginalization of women and girls, they are often disproportionately affected by war, climate change, poverty, industrialization, and global health crises.