Lori Teresa Yearwood is a trauma-informed reporting fellow for the Economic Hardship Reporting Project. Her work has also been recently featured in the Washington Post, the Guardian, the San Francisco Chronicle, the American Prospect, and many other publications. Photo © Preston Gannaway
Co-published with The Washington Post. Dawn Woudenberg witnesses the pain on Salt Lake City’s streets working across from the homeless shelter where she used to sleep.
Co-published with Slate. Teaching the legal profession to understand the effects of trauma.
Co-published with Slate. In January 2019, approximately 2,800 people were experiencing homelessness on any given day in Utah. But that was before the pandemic, in which millions of …
Co-published with MIT Technology Review. What I’ve learned: self-acceptance is the first difficult step.
Co-published with Slate. Priscilla Purvis is one of tens of millions of Americans who are struggling with financial insecurity and sleeplessness during the pandemic.
Co-published with Slate. A 22-year-old takes to the streets of a restless Salt Lake City.
Co-published with The Guardian. Despite a federal law that prohibits the shackling of expectant mothers, the 85% of incarcerated women who are in state prisons or …