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Author: Alissa Quart

Alissa Quart is the executive director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and the author of the poetry collection Thoughts and Prayers and the nonfiction book Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America.

Co-published with Inside Philanthropy. Here's how nonprofit foundations can help make philanthropy more of a collective process — and shake off some of the inequities that now …

Co-published with SlateFor reproductive-rights defenders, the mood and some of the faces in the Capitol attack were familiar.

Co-published with The New Republic. His “Up” series chronicled lives over five decades, and revealed profound changes in society.

Co-published with Ford FoundationDuring COVID-19, reporters have shown themselves to be worthy of the word “essential,” which is why we must support them in new and …

Co-published with the Washington Post. Centers are struggling to stay open, and infants are more expensive to care for.

Co-published with SlateSeniors have AARP. Mothers and fathers desperate for child care solutions need a movement just as powerful.

Co-published with The Guardian. Many of the workers risking their lives amid the pandemic are burdened with student debt. We owe them more than just applause.

Co-published with Columbia Journalism Review. We must keep documenting America, even as it fractures into a place that is less and less recognizable.

Co-published with The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Health professionals are donating their time, revealing what’s best about our country’s generous spirit and what’s worst about our ill-prepared …

Co-published with The New York Times. Most American adults don't have enough emergency savings to cover three months of expenses. How will we get through the …

Co-published with The Daily Beast. Online life during quarantine can feel like too much Zooming. Alongside other retro pleasures, the magic talisman of the moment is …

Co-published with the Washington Post. Four new books examine the premise that impoverishment is a moral failing.

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