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You are invited to the 2019 Aronson Awards where we recognize the best in social justice journalism that informs and thereby empowers the public. Winning journalists will discuss their inspiration and the challenges of reporting their stories at a free public presentation at the Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Avenue (Corner of 119th Street), 2nd Floor, Auditorium/Room 202
The winners are:
Puerto Rico's Center for Investigative Journalism (CPI-Centro de Periodismo Investigativo) wins this years special Public Interest Award for outstanding and groundbreaking work in providing in-depth analysis vital to the people of Puerto Rico and in the US.
Blowout: Inside America’s Energy Gamble - Jamie Smith Hopkins, Jie Jenny Zou, Rachel Leven, Jim Morris, Center for Public Integrity; Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune;Michael Biesecker, Tong-hyung Kim; The Associated Press, Zach Toombs, Newsy
Manhattan Gulag - Aviva Stahl, Gothamist
Shocked and Humiliated - Susan Ferriss; Center for Public Integrity, in collaboration with The Washington Post
Toxic City, Sick Schools - Barbara Laker, Wendy Ruderman, and Dylan Purcell; The Philadelphia Inquirer
Cultivating a Community - James E. Causey, Angela Peterson, photographer; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Father. Son. Cellmates. - Samantha Melamed; The Philadelphia Inquirer
Undergraduate student winner:
Maria Luisa Imbachi
Grambs Aronson Cartooning with a Conscience Award