Projects

Launched April 29, 2019 Zahra Ahmad, Brontë Wittpenn
The story of an Iraqi-Irani woman’s experience of immigration highlights the importance of cultural re-exposure.
Launched April 24, 2019 Aldem Bourscheit, Fabio Nascimento
A six-month transnational investigation into the economic and political drivers of violence against environmental defenders in seven countries of Latin America.
Launched April 23, 2019 Nick Schifrin, Katrina Yu
PBS NewsHour has produced one of the most robust efforts about China by any American television program, covering everything from Belt and Road to the trade and technology wars to Xi Jinping to green vehicles.
Launched April 20, 2019 Nash Landesman
Upgrading the Panama Canal may have increased safety risks.
Launched April 17, 2019 Nina Jankowicz
Ukraine—the home of Europe’s hot war, and the Petri dish where Russian information operations are tested—holds a consequential presidential election in spring 2019.
Launched April 10, 2019 Sarah Hoenicke
Since Sri Lanka's brutal civil war ended, writers are exploring reconciliation through narrative.
Launched April 8, 2019 Raksha Kumar
More Indians live in rural areas than the entire population of Europe. What does it mean for them if journalism dies a painful death?
Launched April 4, 2019 Maddy Crowell
In the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sweeping reelection last May, journalist Maddy Crowell  looks at the wide-ranging voices of dissent in India – the people and places that are working to defend the image of a pluralistic and tolerant India against the swelling tide of Hindu nationalism...
Launched April 2, 2019 Stephanie Beasley, Kathleen Flynn
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has boosted biometric technology testing at the southern border raising fears about possible privacy and civil rights violations.
Launched March 30, 2019 Perla Trevizo
How a cycle of debt and increased enforcement is leaving a void in some rural Guatemalan schools and villages.
Launched March 25, 2019 Simon Ostrovsky
Church parishes throughout Ukraine are voting to no longer recognize Moscow's authority as Russia blames the U.S. for meddling in Orthodox affairs, raising tensions ahead of elections.
Launched March 25, 2019 Mark Hoffman, Rick Barrett
Dairy farms—Wisconsin's economic engines—have been decimated in recent years due to decreased demand, lack of workers, and slumping milk prices.
Launched March 25, 2019 Claire Napier Galofaro, Kristen Gelineau
As the U.S. tries to rein the prescription opioid bonanza that launched its epidemic, Big Pharma is expanding around the globe. Their trail includes a bribery scheme, addiction, and an unprepared world.
Launched March 22, 2019 José María León Cabrera, Isabela Ponce Ycaza
Patricia Gualinga embodies the resistance of the Sarayaku people, who have kept oil companies out of their ancestral territory.
Launched March 19, 2019 Iris Zaki
What happens when a left-leaning Israeli filmmaker settles in a West-Bank settlement?
Launched March 19, 2019 Amy Olejniczak, Rachel Layko
The Pulitzer Center and the College of William & Mary partner again to provide students with deeper global learning and reporting experiences.
Launched March 15, 2019 Cammie Behnke
Twenty-five years after the 1994 genocide, Rwanda has been labeled a champion for women's rights. What's changed? What work still needs to be done to ensure gender equality in a post-genocide era?
Launched March 11, 2019 Chitrangada Choudhury
India is addressing deforestation by creating thousands of 'compensatory afforestation' projects. But is this big-ticket scheme a greenwash and a land grab?
Launched March 5, 2019 Ben Mauk
In the Caucasus mountains, members of the most scattered people in the world—the Circassians—are starting to come home following a decade of concerted online activism.
Launched February 28, 2019 Rebecca Plevin, Omar Ornelas
For decades, people have migrated from the Mexican state of Guerrero for economic reasons. But now, people are leaving Guerrero not to improve their lives, but to save their lives.
Launched February 28, 2019 April Reese
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.
Launched February 27, 2019 William H. Freivogel
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.
Launched February 27, 2019 Pam Dempsey, Brant Houston
A data-driven look at the impact of civil asset forfeiture reform laws throughout the Midwest.
Launched February 22, 2019 Sarah Shourd
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.