Barbara Ehrenreich, the founder of EHRP, is the author of Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America; Bait and Switch: On the (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream; Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America; and numerous other books. She works closely with journalists to develop their stories for EHRP. Follow on Twitter @B_Ehrenreich.
Alissa Quart is the Executive Editor of EHRP. She is also the author of three non-fiction books, Branded, Hothouse Kids, and Republic of Outsiders. She has written features for The New York Times Magazine, Elle, The Atlantic, The Nation, Pacific Standard and many other magazines and has contributed frequent reported opinion pieces to The New York Times and elsewhere. She wrote and produced the Emmy- and ASME-nominated multimedia project “The Last Clinic” among other multimedia projects. She has taught at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism among other universities and was a 2010 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. Her first book of poetry Monetized is out in March 2015 from Miami University Press. Follow on Twitter @lisquart.