From early childhood, Tia Wakolee believed she was at fault for being repeatedly assaulted, then she began to chronicle her abuse on index cards arranged on her kitchen table and decided to share her truth.
If you are a young person or know a young person who has encountered the police, we’d like to hear your story.
Alaska has the highest rate of sexual assault in the nation. Yet it is a secret so steeped into everyday life that discussing it disrupts the norm. These women and men did not choose to be violated, but they now choose to speak about what happened.
We consulted six professionals in Alaska who work with survivors of sexual assault, including a therapist, a law enforcement officer, advocates for survivors, a nurse and a prosecutor. We compiled their guidance on the choices survivors can make.
Journalists from ProPublica and the Anchorage Daily News spent months hearing from, and listening to, dozens of survivors about how they processed their trauma. Here’s how we told these stories fairly and accurately.
En una ciudad asediada, neoyorquinos indocumentados quedan fuera de las medidas públicas de ayuda para personas afectadas por la propagación del coronavirus. En su lugar pesan opciones imposibles: atención médica y exposición; seguridad o sustento.
In Chicago, 70 of the city’s 100 first recorded victims of COVID-19 were black. Their lives were rich, and their deaths cannot be dismissed as inevitable. Immediate factors could — and should — have been addressed.
In a city besieged, undocumented New Yorkers have been left outside public measures to help those impacted by the spread of the coronavirus. Instead, they weigh impossible choices: medical help and exposure, safety or sustenance.
We’re continuing to report on sexual violence and need your help with what’s next.
Seventy people, including elders and Alaska public officials, gathered in Kotzebue for a public conversation on a well-known but rarely discussed statewide problem.
The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica have teamed up to listen. Do you work with victims, in government or law enforcement? We need to hear from you, too.
We know of cases in eight states and Canada where Saudi college students, under investigation for serious crimes, have disappeared before going on trial or completing their sentences. We are trying to figure out if there is a pattern.
Nearly 30 years after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border as an undocumented child, a reporting trip brought me back to that very stretch. The memories followed.
So you’ve filled out a questionnaire, signed up for an investigation or talked with one of our engagement reporters. Here’s what to expect from this kind of journalism.
Help us report on school discipline policies that have led to deportations.
Ayúdanos a reportear sobre políticas de disciplina escolar que hayan desencadenado deportaciones.
ProPublica is seeking your help in finding out how birth tissue donated by mothers is used in research and by industry.
We found 100 facilities holding immigrant children and have mapped 88 of them. Help us find out more about the facilities and the children being held there.
Cómo y por qué mapeamos los centros donde están los niños inmigrantes y cómo puedes ayudarnos a investigarlos
Here’s how and why we mapped the immigrant children shelters, and how you can help us investigate.