Projects

Launched August 23, 2019 Jacqueline Charles, José Antonio Iglesias
On Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti suffered its most devastating disaster. More than 300,000 souls were lost, 1.5 million people were injured and an equal number made homeless. What has happened since?
Launched August 23, 2019 Audrey Fromson
It would only take a large piece of glacial ice for Lake Palcacocha to flood Huaraz, the city below it. But Lake Palcacocha is merely a symptom of how our climate crisis is destroying our relationship with the very thing that sustains us: water.
Launched August 23, 2019 Kaitlyn E. Johnson
Twenty-five years after Abkhazia and South Ossetia declared independence, people displaced by the conflicts continue to live in Georgia proper. What role does religion play in these communities?
Launched August 22, 2019 Nikhil Mandalaparthy
For centuries, Muslims and Hindus across India have traditionally worshiped at shrines called dargahs. How are these shared sacred spaces affected by increasing religious tensions and polarization?
Launched August 22, 2019 Sally Altman, Sylvester Brown
Judy Gladney and her late husband, Eric Vickers, were among the first African Americans to attend their suburban St. Louis high school. As her 50th class reunion approaches, Judy describes their struggle.
Launched August 20, 2019 Monique John
After a disturbing sexual abuse epidemic at an American charity in Monrovia, Liberians opened a new school in its place. Meanwhile, rape continuously plagues Liberia through its faulty legal system.
Launched August 19, 2019 Natasha S. Alford
In the midst of Puerto Rico's political crisis, its black communities fight for justice to address invisible racism, police oppression, gentrification, substandard schools, and economic disparities.
Launched August 16, 2019 Taylor Damann
When war came to eastern Ukraine, an unsuspecting population raced to action. Whether it be in the military, as a volunteer, or simply as a resident of an occupied town, women’s experiences do not reflect those of their brethren.  
Launched August 15, 2019 Jaime Joyce
What compels migrant families to flee their homeland and seek refuge in the United States? What do they experience once they arrive? “Home and Away” helps young readers make sense of the humanitarian crisis at the U.S. southern border. 
Launched August 12, 2019 Mark Schulte, Hannah Berk
The Pulitzer Center is proud to partner with The New York Times Magazine on The 1619 Project to expand its educational mission.
Launched August 12, 2019 Maurício Angelo
How do the end of programs such as Bolsa Verde, along with the austerity of the Michel Temer and Jair Bolsonaro governments, affect riverside communities and accelerate deforestation in the Amazon?
Launched August 12, 2019 Emma Johnson
In mountainous Bhutan, water is critical. From Himalayan glaciers to Indian plains, rivers sustain hydropower—Bhutan’s largest export. As climate change threatens, Bhutan must adapt to grow globally. 
Launched August 12, 2019 Shirin Alhroob
New research shows that participation of women in the computer industry labor force creates significant economic growth for Turkey and the world.
Launched August 9, 2019 Luke Mogelson, Adam Ferguson
As the United States negotiates its withdrawal from Afghanistan after 18 years of war, what is it leaving behind?
Launched August 9, 2019 Carly Graf
An exploration of the difficulties faced by small farmers and food producers in Palestine and how, in many ways, they mark the first frontier of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Launched August 8, 2019 Oliver Staley
Stroke is the world's second-leading killer and is particularly deadly in developing nations. In Zambia, a Harvard doctor is training the next generation of neurologists to help turn the tide.
Launched August 7, 2019 Amy Nye
With the rise of obesity and diabetes in its population, Senegal is facing new challenges. While the factors causing this change may be obvious, the solutions are not always as simple.
Launched August 7, 2019 Micah Castelo
The Philippine government will relocate over 200,000 families living in informal settlements in an effort to clean up Manila Bay. How will displacement affect their lives?
Launched August 6, 2019 Rich Lord, Stacy Innerst
When half the kids are in poverty, our fractured towns can offer no future. This project explore the causes and effects of concentrated child poverty—and what other communities are doing to address it.
Launched August 5, 2019 Keishi Foecke
The #MeToo movement is making its way across the world. In Uganda, it means speaking out against a culturally deep-seated "open secret"—and finding the courage to speak out against sexual violence.
Launched July 31, 2019 Catherine Cartier
Revered since biblical times, Lebanon’s cedar trees have survived the tests of time and war, but climate change now threatens their future. How can interfaith collaboration help conserve them?  
Launched July 30, 2019 Julián Aguilar, Jay Root
A surge of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has pushed the country's immigration system to the breaking point, and new policies aimed at stopping them have created a humanitarian crisis.
Launched July 30, 2019 Fernanda Wenzel, Marcio Isensee e Sá
Bolsonaro plans to build a road and a hydroelectric dam in Calha Norte do Pará, the most preserved area of the Brazilian Amazon, the largest corridor of tropical forest in the world.
Launched July 29, 2019 Thiago Mendonça
Thirty years ago, leaders of rubbertappers and Indigenous peoples joined forces to demand the demarcation of Indigenous areas. Where are these leaders now?