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Sarah Swan

Sarah Swan is the director of communications and audience engagement at the Pulitzer Center. Before joining the Center in 2021, she worked as an Account Director at Media Cause, where she led cross-functional teams across marketing, fundraising, advocacy, and creative disciplines, developing multi-channel strategies to support the goals of a wide range of nonprofit organizations. She has robust experience in global health and social justice communications, serving as the lead strategist for organizations like Pathfinder International, the Center for American Progress, Brennan Center for Justice, and Women’s World Banking.

Current Exhibitions Featuring Sarah Swan

Decolonizing Care

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show

In this Pulitzer Center-supported photo story, Judith Surber gives a firsthand account of how the opioid epidemic has devastated her family and community on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation, photographed by Justin Maxon.

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Eyewitness: The Shadows of Climate Change

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show

This compilation of work supported by the Pulitzer Center and Diversify Photo explores themes of erasure, injustice, and resilience in the face of climate change—taking viewers to climate-affected communities from the sunny hills of Southern California to fading coastlines in Mexico and melting glaciers in Peru.

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Archive Exhibitions Featuring Sarah Swan

Traditions and Resistance

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

This collection of projects supported by the Pulitzer Center explores themes of cultural traditions and resistance, showcasing the resilience of communities around the world as they fight to preserve and revitalize traditions that sustain livelihoods and create hope for the next generation.

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Far From Home

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

After the fall of Kabul in August 2021, Afghan women are attempting to build new lives abroad. These are the stories of seven women’s journeys that took them around the globe.

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Identity Through Crises

Hudson Yards
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Indigenous Photograph, with additional support from the Hudson Yards Hell’s Kitchen Alliance

Identity Through Crises highlights the many aspects that shape our individual and collective identities — exploring the evolution of identity through global crises and conflict, and celebrating the resilience of the human spirit.

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Solastalgia

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Solastalgia documents the relationship between people and their environments, focusing on the distress caused by a changing climate. It reveals the threats to our planet that affect us all — from Indigenous communities in the Amazon and alpaca farmers in Peru, to the Arctic and the United States.

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