The Box, a piece of transformational theater based on a journalist’s investigation into solitary confinement, was staged on Alcatraz in June 2019, providing a rare glimpse into the deep end of our prison system through the stories of those who have experienced it.
The people of Grassy Narrows have dealt with the effects of industrial pollution for almost five decades. With government promises made and broken, they take to the streets to fight for justice.
In the Amazon rainforest, record-breaking forest fires and ongoing deforestation threaten the survival of thousands of plant and animal species that call the ecosystem home. Scientists seeking to save them are carefully evaluating which areas of the vibrant Amazon biome to preserve—knowing many are already lost.
An Australian man was prescribed opioids after a routine wisdom teeth surgery. Addiction soon followed, including countless overdoses. His mother, who raised him alone, has done everything she can to help him, but he keeps returning to prescription pills, which Australia's weak regulations make easy to get.
More than 3 million Australians—an eighth of the country’s population—are getting at least one opioid prescription a year.
The Amazon is the world’s largest rainforest and a critical line of defense against climate change. But it’s been steadily deforested since the 1970s, with nearly 20 percent of its land area wiped out.
In this coffee shop, former militants learn how to make coffee instead of bombs. They also learn acceptance by serving and interacting with others from diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds.
A Haitian teen, whose two-year battle with an advanced form of childhood cancer illustrated how the poor and powerless pay the price for the failure of Haiti’s leaders to invest in their medical system, has died. He was 19.
A third of the world's food goes to waste, but France is attempting to do something about it. Since 2016, large grocery stores in the country have been banned from throwing away unsold food that could be given away.
Women in Turkey interested in studying computer studies and related fields struggle with ways to overcome gender bias and discrimination in order to join the IT workforce.
In the Amazon rainforest, historic levels of deforestation and fire have prompted global outcry. But what’s driving the devastation?
The Mexican city of Matamoros has become a forced shelter for thousands of immigrants who wait more than a month for a meeting to ask for asylum in the United States.
Once thought to be a U.S. problem, opioid addiction is spreading around the world. Associated Press reporter Kristen Gelineau investigates the crisis in Australia.
Almost all produce that comes from southern Italy has been tainted, says Ayo Awokoya, as she discusses her reporting project on modern-day slavery in Italian agriculture.
Simon Ostrovsky gets one of the few interviews given to the foreign media by actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, the winner of the Ukrainian presidency.
Author and journalist Christopher de Bellaigue reports on assisted dying and euthanasia practices in North America and Europe.
Journalist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, inspired by her own family history, examines the modern discrimination of descendants of slaves in Nigeria.
Journalist Nadja Drost discusses her reporting with filmmaker Bruno Federico on Venezuela's battle for power between President Nicolás Maduro and Juan Guaidó.
Journalist Nadja Drost reported with documentry filmmaker Bruno Federico on efforts to build and keep peace in Colombia after the peacekeeping deal with FARC.
Meet journalist Lauren-Brooke Eisen, who reported on private-public prison initiatives in New Zealand and Australia aimed at reducing recidivism.
Meet journalist Anna Filipova, who is examining how melting permafrost in the northernmost village in Greenland affects the residents' lives.
Ben Mauk on his cover feature "Mountain of Tongues" and his travels through the "Lost Nation" in the Russian Caucasus—discussing the long-awaited coming home of the Circassians.
Photojournalist Xyza Cruz Bacani discusses climate refugees in Indonesia who become vulnerable to exploitation by human traffickers.
Meet Adam Willis and Eloisa Lopez, reporting on the Catholic church in the Philippines and Duterte's war on drugs.
Dalia Mogahed, ISPU research director, journalist Mark Oppenheimer, and Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan explore the Pittsburgh community's response to the shooting at the Tree of Life and preview some of the recurring themes at the Pulitzer Center's "Beyond Religion" conference.
Grantee Frederick Bernas helped the subject of his Pulitzer Center-funded documentary raise money to build a dance school in a Brazilian favela.
Associated Press team, supported by the Pulitzer Center, sought to document the struggles faced by ordinary people in Yemen and show the human costs of the civil war.
Pulitzer Center grantees Jeffrey E. Stern, Shiho Fukada, and Nariman El-Mofty each received awards at the 80th Annual OPC Awards.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cited granntees Jonathan Blitzer and Mauricio Lima's project on the link between climate change and Guatemalan migration as evidence at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform's hearing on climate change and national security.
On Monday March, 25th 325 educators from around the world joined the Pulitzer Center’s Senior Education Manager, Fareed Mostoufi for the edWeb webinar "First Person: Bringing International Investigative Journalism into the Classroom."
The panel explored the fundamental question: "what do we do now about climate change?" and how the religious and moral dimensions of the issue might play a positive role.
Thousands of Americans face losing their lands. Environmentalists worry about the impact on nature. How might we learn from past land grabs?
Experience aerial photography of our rapidly changing planet and a discussion on religion and climate change.
At City of Asylum in Pittsburgh, a lively conversation about running a noodle business and immigration policy.
A look back at the Pulitzer Center's accomplishments in 2018: journalism and education for the public good.
Students and faculty share their thoughts from inspiring visit.