Dear friends, The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. has surpassed one million. People I know have lost fathers, aunts and wives. The decisions our governments (at the local, state and federal levels) are making right now will literally mean the difference between life and death. Yet the economic toll of COVID-19 has begun to cannibalize parts of ...

The Fund for Investigative Journalism, The Economic Hardship Reporting Project, PEN America, along with special guests will host a webinar on Thursday, May 7, at 3 p.m. EDT to answer your questions about ongoing efforts to provide funding and support to journalists working through the coronavirus pandemic. On April 23rd, FIJ, The Economic Hardship Reporting Project, PEN America and the ...

Nearly 11 million acres of indigenous land. Approximately 250 tribes, bands and communities. Over 160 violence-backed treaties and land seizures. Fifty-two universities. From High Country News’ Indigenous Affairs desk comes “Land-Grab Universities,” a unique reporting project funded in part by FIJ that untangles the powerful and painful strains of myth and money behind the land-grant university system, largely credited with ...