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Launched July 1, 2010
The Pulitzer Center is partnering with Helium to get your voice heard on important global issues often under-reported in US media.
The Pulitzer Center is partnering with Helium to get your voice heard on important global issues often under-reported in US media. The winning essay will be showcased on our website, and the winner will receive a Pulitzer Center Global Issues/Citizen Voices Award.
When selecting the winner from the top ranked entries on Helium, the Pulitzer Center values vivid, well-articulated essays that reflect insight, a clear point of view and, where appropriate, original reporting. Anything fictionalized or not based on the writer's own observations should be clearly marked.
Note: The views expressed in the articles published on the websites of Helium and of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting are those of the authors alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of the Pulitzer Center or its staff.
Nathalie Applewhite
Administrator, Pulitzer Center staff
Nathalie joined the Pulitzer Center in 2006, shortly after its founding, and has played a key role in the development of the Center's model and approach towards journalism initiatives and...
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July 7, 2010
Pulitzer Center announces winner of Global Issues/Citizen Voices Award for Maternal Health writing contest
NATHALIE APPLEWHITE
In July 2010, the Pulitzer Center again partnered with Helium to produce the ninth round of the Global Issues/Citizen Voices writing contest.
June 24, 2010 / Untold Stories
Global Maternal Health Writing Contest
NATHALIE APPLEWHITE
In June 2010, the Pulitzer Center again partnered with Helium to produce the Global Issues/Citizen Voices Writing Contest. In this round, contestants were challenged with the following prompt:
March 31, 2010
Round eight: World Water Day winning essay
NATHALIE APPLEWHITE
The children of the Rhema Grace orphanage in Tiko Cameroon have never heard of World Water Day, but they're no strangers to understanding what happens when they're isn't enough of it.
March 16, 2010 / Untold Stories
World Water Day Writing Contest
NATHALIE APPLEWHITE
In March 2010, the Pulitzer Center again partnered with Helium to produce the Global Issues/Citizen Voices Writing contest.
March 15, 2010 / Untold Stories
Previous Global Issues/Citizen Voices Writing Contests
NATHALIE APPLEWHITE
Since 2008, the Pulitzer Center and Helium have partnered to produce the Global Issues/Citizen Voices Writing contest, challenging contestents to write on the most pressing international issues of
July 22, 2009
Round seven: Meet the winners
CHRISTOPHER RIHA
Chris Riha, Pulitzer Center
July 22, 2009
Round seven: Winning essays
NATHALIE APPLEWHITE
In July 2009, the Pulitzer Center again partnered with Helium to produce round seven of the Global Issues/Citizen Voices Writing Contests.
January 20, 2009
Round six: Winning essay
NATHALIE APPLEWHITE
In January 2009, the Pulitzer Center again partnered with Helium to produce the sixth round of the Global Issues/Citizen Voices writing contest.
November 13, 2008
Round five: Winning essays
NATHALIE APPLEWHITE
In November 2008, The Pulitzer Center partnered with Helium to produce its fifth round of the Global Issues/Citizen Voices Writing contest, challenging contestents to write on the most pressing int
August 8, 2008
Round four: Meet the winners
BRIAN MAHONEY
The fourth round of the Pulitzer Center-Helium Global Issues/Citizen Voices contest was a study in contrast.
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