Texas

Ranching Families on Cheyenne River Reservation Face a Choice

 Ranching Families on Cheyenne River Reservation Face a Choice

Kenneth Dickerman, Emily Schiffer, Dawnee LeBeau & Sylvia Picotte

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with The Washington Post. Staying in an industry they can’t keep up with or leaving the only life they’ve known.

Episode 7: The Women of Texas's Secret Resistance

Episode 7: The Women of Texas's Secret Resistance

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC Studios. In this episode, we bring you the story of a group of progressive, Texan women who are organizing — in secret — out of fear of retaliation from their neighbors.

Let's Call the Pro-Lifers What They Are: Pro-Death

Let's Call the Pro-Lifers What They Are: Pro-Death

Barbara Ehrenreich & Alissa Quart

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The GuardianOn the 45th anniversary of Roe v Wade, it’s time to highlight a hidden truth: restricting abortion means more maternal deaths.

Video Shows Texas Troopers Ripping Apart Immigrant Families During Traffic Stops

Video Shows Texas Troopers Ripping Apart Immigrant Families During Traffic Stops

Lauren Feeney & Maisie Crow

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with The InterceptIn Texas, state troopers have become frontline enforcers of federal immigration laws.

Storm of Shame: How Hurricane Relief Sorts People into Deserving and Undeserving Poor

Storm of Shame: How Hurricane Relief Sorts People into Deserving and Undeserving Poor

Maria Foscarinis

NEWS

Co-published with TalkPoverty.orgHurricanes Irma and Harvey reveal the brutal treatment of previously homeless victims.

Deported to El Salvador, Trapped between Gangs and Trump

Deported to El Salvador, Trapped between Gangs and Trump

Leighton Woodhouse & Pedro Armando Aparicio

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with The InterceptAfter 17 years in Houston, Escobar became one of more than 40,000 people arrested for deportation by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between January and May under President Trump’s “bad hombres” pledge.

One Factor In Ending Poverty: Hope

One Factor In Ending Poverty: Hope

Kavitha Cardoza

MULTIMEDIA | NEWS

Co-published with WAMU | Washington, DC. The Padua Project in Fort Worth, Texas, has set a goal of getting 100 poor people out of poverty in three years — with a job, three months’ savings and off government assistance.

For Nonprofits Tackling Poverty, Collaboration Remains Important Hurdle

For Nonprofits Tackling Poverty, Collaboration Remains Important Hurdle

Kavitha Cardoza

MULTIMEDIA | NEWS

Co-published with WAMU | Washington, DC. Of all the efficiencies created in trying to end poverty for good, the Padua Project may have made its biggest dent simply by getting organizations with the same mission to work together. 

The Personal Approach to Lifting People Out of Poverty

The Personal Approach to Lifting People Out of Poverty

Kavitha Cardoza

MULTIMEDIA | NEWS

Co-published with WAMU | Washington, DC. If a nonprofit is going to end poverty, it has to take a deep personal interest in its clients. Caseworkers for the Padua Project do it by having client loads that are a fraction of similar social service agencies, but does it work?

Why Fight Poverty When You Can End It?

Why Fight Poverty When You Can End It?

Kavitha Cardoza

MULTIMEDIA | NEWS

Co-published with WAMU | Washington, DC. For five decades, tens of thousands of people have fought poverty. Trillions of dollars have been spent, but poverty is a stubborn enemy. We keep fighting it, but we never seem to win.

How Traditional Nonprofits Run Into Problems Trying To Tackle Poverty

How Traditional Nonprofits Run Into Problems Trying To Tackle Poverty

Kavitha Cardoza

MULTIMEDIA | NEWS

Co-published with WAMU | Washington, DC14,000 nonprofits target poverty in the D.C. region, yet poverty remains. Kavitha Cardoza reports on the Padua Project, a nonprofit in Fort Worth, Texas, that is taking a different approach.

The Next Stop for Detained Immigrant Families

The Next Stop for Detained Immigrant Families

Black Box

PHOTOGRAPHY | NEWS

Co-published with NarrativelyAfter they are released from the largest detention center in the country, immigrant families find a lifeline in a modest San Antonio home.

The Nation’s Largest Immigration Detention Center

The Nation’s Largest Immigration Detention Center

Black Box

PHOTOGRAPHY | NEWS

Co-published with The New York TimesWelcome to Dilley, Texas, the small town that's at the heart of the national immigration debate.