Miguel Pérez Jr. was among the first troops deployed to Afghanistan after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Now he's one of dozens of deported veterans who say they've been exiled from the country they fought for.
In Nuevo Laredo, some migrants have decided that waiting in Mexico for a U.S. asylum hearing that could be months away is untenable and are returning home.
Congressmen Steny Hoyer and Tom Cole discussed the U.S. role in promoting democracy and freedom.
"Democracy thrives when women and young people stand up and demand more from authority," said former President of Malawi Joyce Banda.
"Autocracy is really on the rise," said Congressman Adam Schiff at the 2019 Copenhagen Democracy Summit.
Why have reports of domestic violence increased in Lagos, Nigeria? Joy Ikekhua examines the growth in recent years.
"Democracy is resilient, but if ignored, it will be under assault," said Congressmen Steny Hoyer at the 2019 Copenhagen Democracy Summit.
Brazil is receiving refugees from Venezuela fleeing political and economic chaos. But how long will the country remain open?
Former newspaper editor Dick Weiss discusses his Pulitzer Center-supported project, "Before Ferguson Beyond Ferguson" on KTRS-AM with talk show host McGraw Milhaven. Teddy Washington, a student at Washington University, whose story is reflected in the project, reflects on the unfortunate incident in which he and others were accused of theft.
In an interview with Laura Butterbrodt, Central European University's Zsolt Enyedi explains continuing uncertainty at CEU.
An account of the path one family has taken over several generations to gain their purchase on the American Dream and at the same time witness for social justice.
A young Brazilian activist is responsible for an association of six afro-Brazilian communities that face the threat of environmental destruction. Her story is the third in the "Rainforest Defenders" series, presenting five young leaders fighting to preserve the Brazilian Amazon rainforest.
Photographer Newsha Tavakolian and writer Thomas Erdbrink follow members of one of the last nomadic communities in the world living on the Iranian plateau.
In 1960, about 100,000 turkeys in England suddenly died. Could grain contamination be the cause? Roxanne Scott explores how Nigerian farmers are planning to recover from aflatoxin contamination.
Aarti Singh and Jake Naughton discuss their work exploring the strange limbo of India's LGBTQ community.
The truth about Hungary: How a country that used to be a poster child for a successful transition to democracy collapsed into a new kind of authoritarianism.
Meet Jaime Joyce, who traveled to Bangladesh to visit children in the Rohingya refugee camps.
Vivienne Walt and Sebastian Meyer traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo, home to most of the world's cobalt, to see how huge global demand can be met without rampant child labor and corruption.
After a new federal immigration policy led to hundreds of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, The Texas Tribune opened a temporary South Texas bureau to investigate.
Jennifer Duggan travels to Lebanon and the Arctic Circle to report on the importance of seeds in ensuring global food security.
A frigid current, a heroic expedition, and air turning into rock. Meet science journalist Ari Daniel and hear about his 2018 reporting trip to Iceland.
In a densely populated village outside Mombasa in Kenya, the effects of industrial pollution continue to harm inhabitants. Deborah Bloom chronicles an activist's fight against it.
Journalist Jason Motlagh talks about his experience reporting on the persecution of Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya minority—and the warning signs that went ignored prior to last year’s genocidal violence.
In May 2018, Hassan Ghedi Santur traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia, to report on former al-Shabab child soldiers and the many challenges that await them once they defect from the group.
Filmmakers and performers from "Circus Without Borders" visited schools in Winnipeg, Manitoba in March, 2017.
Three journalists speak at Campus Consortium partner American University, sharing advice on how to maintain safety while reporting on conflict.
What does the real Washington, DC look like? Students in the District who contributed to the "Everyday DC" exhibition at the Southwest Arts Club discuss their photos and favorite moments.
Madeleine Albright and Stephen J. Hadley appeal for bipartisanship in meetings with Pulitzer Center partner schools in Philadelphia.
Trying to make sense of Donald Trump's presidency, and of the world he leads, to an audience split between his supporters and critics.
Students at Pulitzer Center partner schools and universities react to the Middle East Strategy Task Force.
Grantee Daniella Zalcman visits several schools in Washington, D.C. to share her project "Signs of Your Identity," based on interviews with former students of Indian Residential Schools.
Tomas van Houtryve set out on the refugee trail following the digital breadcrumbs left by migrants along the way. A preview of the video installation featured at SECCA's Dispatches exhibit.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer joins author of landmark Pulitzer Center-supported reporting project with The New York Times Magazine at Campus Consortium partner.
Watch a video of New York City Lab School seniors using the Out of Eden Walk as inspiration for small-group exploration of Manhattan and other boroughs.
Grantees, student fellows, industry and education partners joined the Pulitzer Center team to celebrate our 10th anniversary on October 8, 2016.
The Pulitzer Center collaborates with educators and journalists to empower students by providing creative ways to engage in their own communities and with the world.