In early 2016, northeast Brazil became the epicenter of the Zika epidemic, bringing enormous change to thousands of people’s lives.
Liz O. Baylen of the Los Angeles Times for her intimate essay, shot in shadowy black and white, documenting the shattered lives of people entangled in prescription drug abuse.
Francine Orr the Los Angeles Times - For her poignant portrait of the suffering by desperate families and misunderstood children who live with autism.
Awarded to Barbara Davidson of the Los Angeles Times for her intimate story of innocent victims trapped in the city's crossfire of deadly gang violence.
Los Angeles Times photographer Carolyn Cole was a 2009 Pulitzer finalist for her coverage of the political violence in Kenya.
Staff of Los Angeles Times for their powerful and often unpredictable photos that captured wildfires devastating California.