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Economic Hardship Reporting Project – an award-winning journalism organization – is seeking a full-time Chief Operating Officer.

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

Eastern Kentucky communities have learned firsthand about the intricacies of flood insurance and government relief after last year’s historic flooding. Some families are navigating an even trickier process trying to get reimbursement for the landslides that damaged their homes during the

From Kylie Jenner to Elon Musk, public figures love to claim that they’re self-made. And while the image might seem like it’s only about public relations, America’s love for the self-made mythos goes back nearly two centuries — and may have had a huge

On March 29, 2023, EHRP executive director Alissa Quart spoke with Democracy Now's Amy Goodman about her new book, Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream, which examines myths about individualism and self-reliance that underpin the U.S. economy and the

On March 28, 2023, EHRP executive director Alissa Quart discussed her new book “Bootstrapped” on WAMC's The Roundtable, an award-winning, nationally recognized talk program. Listen to the full interview on the WAMC website.

EHRP executive director Alissa Quart discusses themes from her new book 'Bootstrapped,' which looks at how the American notion of pulling oneself up by their bootstraps creates harm.

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