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The Economic Hardship Reporting Project supports independent journalists so they can create gripping stories which often counter the typical disparaging narratives about inequality. This high-quality journalism is then co-published with mainstream media outlets mobilizing readers to address systemic economic hardship.

The Economic Hardship Reporting Project is excited to announce that Deborah Jian Lee and Maire O’Malley are joining our team as Senior Editor and Chief Operating Officer, respectively. We are expanding EHRP at a pivotal moment in journalism: major news

TikTok creator Caitlyn Clark (@c.a.i.t.l.y.n) discusses Alissa Quart’s new Jacobin article about the crisis facing American media.

Kirkus Reviews praised our anthology as "a penetrating collection that is certain to challenge the readers’ views of those living in poverty."

"From the Washington Post Guild strike to the mission of nonprofits like the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, media workers are insisting not only that company executives can change course but are also setting the record straight by telling their side

EHRP is thrilled to share that Zaydee Sanchez, EHRP Fellow, has been awarded the Photojournalism Award for photo essays (up to 15 images) by the Society for Professional Journalists Northern California Chapter. The winning story and photo essay, “Pajaro’s Quest to

EHRP is happy to share that Dan Kaufman won the November 2023 Sidney Award for his EHRP-supported piece, “Will the U.A.W. Strike Turn the Rust Belt Green?”, published in The New Yorker. This in-depth feature opens at a meeting of

Traditionally, journalists were taught not to become part of the stories they were reporting — to remain outside the story to maintain their objectivity. Because of the severe contraction of the news industry and the uncertainty of working as a

"The EHRP is 'a nonprofit organization that keeps journalists, essayists, and photographers in the national conversation on economic injustice.' Edited by executive director Quart and managing director Wallis, this collection of essays, poems, and photographs, originally published in leading magazines

On June 8, 2023, the second season of "Going for Broke," a co-production of EHRP and PRX’s To the Best of Our Knowledge at Wisconsin Public Radio, won a first place award at the National Association of Real Estate Editors's (NAREE)

By Rachel Glickhouse In March, Grist published a comic with The Bitter Southerner and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project (EHRP) about Kentucky landslide victims and their struggles to receive disaster relief. Written by Austyn Gaffney and illustrated by Martha Park, the story detailed the struggle of

News of stubborn inflation, increasing unemployment, and the housing crisis dominate headlines of late. Alissa Quart is trying to improve that reportage, in content and form. Quart is the executive director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, which challenges traditional narratives

Alex Miller is a Navy veteran who was homeless for three years. He was driven to tell his story after the Department of Veterans Affairs offered him a “Band-Aid” solution. Ray Suarez was a broadcaster with Al Jazeera, PBS “NewsHour” and

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