All around the world, the coronavirus and its restrictions are pushing already hungry communities over the edge, cutting off meager farms from markets and isolating villages from food and medical aid.
Once known as Brazzaville's bread basket, Congo's Pool department can no longer boast this title. Decades of conflict have resulted in local populations turning to charcoal and wood markets over agriculture.
For Myanmar's informal miners struggling to pull themselves out of poverty, the risks, no matter how bad, are worth it.
In 2018 in Japan, more than 1,000 people died during an unprecedented heat wave. In 2019, scientists proved it would have been impossible without global warming.
Despite no reported cases of COVID-19, Himalayan highlanders remain concerned. Pulitzer Center Washington University Fellow Kunsang Choden reports remotely on her homeland.
For as long as Mexicans have gone north to find work, money has gone in the opposite direction. But these days, fear accompanies the money that crosses the border. And it travels both ways.
Lack of safe access to water and sanitation has made Omoro, Uganda, particularly vulnerable to COVID-19, after the district failed to raise funds to repair over 200 boreholes.
Today, 1 percent of the world is a barely livable hot zone. By 2070, that portion could go up to 19 percent. Billions of people call this land home.Where will they go?
Despite a flood, financial difficulties, and the pandemic, the Katherine Dunham Centers for Arts and Humanities continues to preserve a legendary dancer's legacy and educational mission in an underserved community.
The eight-year-old Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, in a historic Rock Island, Illinois, building, reopened June 26, but doesn’t draw many visitors, according to co-director Margie Cain, who runs the facility with her husband Chris.
There was a COVID-19 outbreak at a popular market in Maracaibo, Venezuela’s second most populous city. Everything there has changed. This is the story.
Despite millions of dollars in public relief to child care centers, more than 1,500 North Carolina programs — one in four — remain closed, according to data from the state Department of Health and Human Services. Others now operate at reduced capacity. This shortage arrives at a moment when many parents — eager to return to work as their unemployment benefits run out — desperately search for placements.
Photographer Yana Paskova finds that for Bulgaria, democracy doesn't necessarily mean prosperity.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
At the Media Rise Festival 2014 some memorable lessons in the power of story.
We can now envision a post-AIDS world, but marginalized communities are still being left behind. In the global fight against AIDS, business as usual will not end the epidemic.
Pulitzer Center grantee Mattathias Schwartz visits D.C. schools to discuss the effects of the U.S."war on drugs" in one country along the supply route and the dangers of vilifying people and places.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
Dan Havlik of Imaging Resource interviews grantee and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Larry C. Price on his powerful photo project documenting child labor in gold mines.
Pulitzer Center journalists Jim Wickens and Erik Vance visit DC classrooms to discuss ocean issues with students.
Journalists Nick Miroff and Daniel Connolly visit DC classrooms, photographer Louie Palu joins them at George Washington University, for a discussion on drug trafficking and US-Mexico border issues.
Multiple Pulitzer Center grantees have been recognized by Pictures of the Year International for their work.
The Pulitzer Center staff share their favorite photos from 2012.
“Using Art for Social Engagement” panel explored how the union of art and journalism allows stories to be told in a compelling way that draws people in.