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Global Gateway inspires students to become active consumers and producers of news and information
Our educational program, Global Gateway, provides students with fresh information on global issues, helps them think critically about the creation and dissemination of news, and inspires them to become active consumers and producers of information.
July 22, 2011
Global Education Initiative Sparks Global-Local Connections
by Kate McGinnis
Walter Payton College Prep students in Chicago explore the local implications of global issues presented by the Pulitzer Center through short documentaries.
June 24, 2011
Pulitzer Center Seeks Feedback on Education Materials
by Kate McGinnis
We want to know what you think about the Pulitzer Center's educational materials.
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Gateways contain multiple Pulitzer Center reporting projects that focus on a single issue
Population is a global issue that lies at the intersection of economics, environment, gender roles, culture, politics, and religion.  The Population Gateway will explore this controversial, confusing...
The initial shock of the earthquake has passed but Haiti continues its struggle to overcome both man-made and natural disasters. Amidst the rubble, a devastated infrastructure and untold suffering,...
The Downstream Gateway examines global issues related to water, from ecosystems and watersheds to freshwater resources, conservation efforts, and the impact of human activity and public policy.
These lesson plans offer educators ideas for incorporating the Global Gateway program in their curriculum
Lesson plans
Lesson Plan: The Edge of Joy: Combating Maternal Mortality in Nigeria
by Kate Seche, Kate McGinnis
This lesson accompanies Dawn Shapiro's documentary, The Edge of Joy, exploring the maternal mortality crisis in Nigeria.
Lesson plans
Lesson Plan: Writing About the "Arab Spring"
by Kate Seche, Kate McGinnis
This lesson helps students critically examine the factors that led to and sustained the 2010-2011 revolutions in the Middle East.
Lesson plans
Lesson Plan: Food Insecurity
by Kate McGinnis
In this lesson students explore the concept of food insecurity, examining its causes and effects in Guatemala, India, and Kenya.
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Afghanistan Dispatch: Why Some Villages Are Pining for the Taliban
by Anna Badkhen
The Taliban is on the march in the northern province of Balkh, not least in poor, rural villages like Kampirak where drought, isolation, and government neglect have fueled discontent.
Modern Day Conflicts
The Battle for Egypt’s Media: Press Freedom After the Revolution
by Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Nicole Salazar
Despite the ousting of former President Hosni Mubarak, journalists in Egypt still face government oppression.
Modern Day Conflicts
A Cartonero's Daily Route
by Hadas Gold
After the financial crisis in 2001, many Argentinians who lost their jobs turned to trash picking to earn a living. These are images from their daily work.
The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
Get to know a Pulitzer Center reporter
June 16, 2011
Meet Isaac Stone Fish
Isaac Stone Fish talks about his reporting for the project, North Korea’s Addicting Export: Crystal Meth, from Yanji, China.
March 25, 2011
Meet David Rochkind
David Rochkind, a Pulitzer Center grantee, is a photojournalist who for the past three years has been working on projects focused on tuberculosis.
February 3, 2011
Meet Rebecca Hamilton
Rebecca Hamilton is a New Zealand born journalist who is a Special Correspondent on Sudan for The Washington Post. Hamilton compiled her multi-year investigation on the impact of advocacy on Darfur...
These short student-produced reports, created in partnership with Pulitzer Center journalists, examine local implications of pressing international issues
January 14, 2011
New York City's Water Maintenance
New York City spends millions a year to maintain some of the highest quality tap water in the world–without filtering. Yet, some reports indicate this trend may be coming to an end.
January 14, 2011
Why spend money on water when it can be free?
What is bottled water? Where does it come from? And why do so many people pay for it when you can get it for free?
January 14, 2011
Water Infrastructure in New York City
Over the next 20 years, New York will pour millions of dollars into upgrading its water infrastructure. Our student reporters explain the importance of this upgrade.
International students share personal experiences related to Pulitzer Center stories
Student Voices
Meet Students From Bangladesh
by Jon Sawyer
Students at solar-powered school boats along the Atrai River in northwestern Bangladesh talk about their studies, ambitions and daily life in an area marked by monsoons, water and sanitation challe
Student Voices
Meet Students from Congo
by Nathalie Applewhite
In this video you will meet young Congolese students from the Magengo Institute in Goma (Eastern Congo). Watch and learn about their daily lives.
Student Voices
Meet Nepali Kamlaris
by Nathalie Applewhite
In this video you will meet former indentured servants from Nepal.
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