Jasmine Mithani is our data visuals reporter. She is focused on making complex ideas accessible to everyone. She has worked as a game developer, civic tech software consultant, alt-weekly editor and user experience designer. Her experience in journalism spans newsrooms national to hyper-local, including National Public Radio and South Side Weekly. She was most recently at FiveThirtyEight, where she worked on interactive forecasts and visual stories.
Taking care of kids makes balancing work and life harder — particularly for moms, poll finds
The challenge mothers in particular face isn’t new — but it is complex and was only exacerbated by the pandemic. A new 19th News/SurveyMonkey poll sheds light on the issue.
70% of Americans don’t trust politicians to make abortion policy, 19th News/SurveyMonkey poll finds
The majority of Americans — Republicans, Democrats, men, women and nonbinary people — distrust politicians even as states pass new restrictions.
The 19th Explains: Why some trigger laws still aren’t in effect after Roe v. Wade was overturned
The 19th breaks down the differences among the trigger laws, why some are being challenged and what this means for abortion access.
Here’s when each trigger law banning abortion could go into effect
Thirteen states have trigger laws on the books that immediately, or very quickly, banned abortion after the Supreme Court’s decision Friday.
What abortion looks like in every state — right now
The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade. This dashboard provides updates on the current status of abortion rights in each state.
New report aims to help evaluate critical LGBTQ+ health data collection
The report provides the NIH with guidance for gathering data on gender and sexuality, key to understanding disparities across marginalized populations.
See just how much White men have dominated the federal judiciary
As confirmation hearings start for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, The 19th takes a look at the diversity of the federal judiciary since its start in 1789.
Moving in with other adults has become a lifeline for single moms hit ‘tenfold’ by the pandemic
Single mothers, who have lost jobs at a higher rate than married parents, are turning to cohabitation as a way to get through the pandemic, get child care support and weather rising rents. Many are moving in with family, friends or other single moms.