Once the venue for shows featuring everything from wrestling to rodeos, nowadays the Cow Palace in Daly City, California, hosts one of the largest food bank sites for the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. Some 1,200 to 1,500 residents line up every Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
Travel restrictions brought on by the pandemic have made it difficult for some Kenyans to obtain supplies and have greatly exacerbated transportation issues throughout the country.
Migrant women are the eyes and hands of Villa 1-11-14, where the Argentine state is overwhelmed or, at times, disconnected. "What the government doesn’t do, we do." Amid the pandemic, to exist is to exist politically.
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.
Sixteen reporters, four healthcare workers, and a human rights defender have been arbitrarily detained while covering COVID-19. U.N. experts said that these arrests deteriorate freedom of expression in the country.
Shi Zhengli, who heads a group that studies bat coronaviruses at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), in the city in China where the pandemic began, speaks out for the first time against speculation that the virus was engineered in her lab.
Indonesia’s poor waste management and open-dumping systems are not only harmful to the environment, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, improperly disposed of medical waste poses a great danger to human health. It could jeopardize efforts to flatten the curve.
Witnessing a Buddhist funeral ritual in Bhutan leads to reflection: Does the pandemic force us to change how we cope with death and loss?
When Jordan Schindler, founder and CEO of Nufabrx, noticed his textile business slowing down because of the pandemic, his team developed a microbial mask to save jobs and help the community. Then the federal government put in an order.
Intensive and prolonged rainfall in Uganda has caused a rapid rise in Lake Victoria's water levels, posing a major threat to businesses and communities that line the shores of the lake.
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.
Pulitzer Center grantee Meera Senthilingam, in a report for CNN Health, notes that tuberculosis has long been known as a disease of poverty.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
DC premiere of "The Abominable Crime" coincides with Pulitzer Center's first week-long film festival, showcasing feature-length films and shorts. Join us for one or several screenings.
Kirkus Reviews awards a star to our enhanced e-book for iPad, "Voices of Haiti." Get your copy today.
The best journalism takes time — time to report, time to write. We urge you to take time to read two examples of long-form magazine journalism of the highest order.
This April, explore the world's underreported issues through poetry.
The neighborhood of garishly opulent mansions is aptly known to locals as "Cocainebougou," or Cocaine Town. It stands as testament to the sudden collapse of Mali.
Boston University student fellow Jason Hayes discusses his experience reporting on the cholera epidemic in Haiti in summer 2012.
The Pulitzer Center’s innovative multi-media journalism iBook was recognized by Pictures of the Year International Awards as one of the best e-books of the year.
Documentary producer Micah Fink is running a Kickstarter campaign to raise $35,000 to finish a film on the stories of gay people in one of the most violently homophobic countries: Jamaica.
Due to the popularity of the initial broadcast, WLRN/Miami Herald re-broadcasts the Voices of Haiti interview with Kwame Dawes, originally featured on air in February 2012.
Millions of girls missing: Pulitzer Center stories honor International Day of the Girl.