Stephanie Land is a writing fellow at the Center for Community Change and a regular EHRP contributor.
Why I Came Out as Being Poor
Co-published with The Guardian. Publicly admitting my struggle perpetuated the feeling that I was undeserving of most things – but anyone could find themselves in a …
Singled Out; Mothering Alone
Co-published with Lenny Letter. When I announced my second solo pregnancy, I got hate-filled messages asking me what the hell I was thinking.
Portrait of the Artist as a Single Mom
Co-published with The New York Review of Books. How one mother became a writer while feeding herself and two young children on food stamps.
The Mental Load Of Being A Poor Mom
Co-published with Refinery29. Who is there for a solo parent to ask for help?
The Class Politics of Decluttering
This story originally appeared in The New York Times with support from EHRP. Minimalism is a virtue only when it’s a choice
The New War on Food Stamps
Co-published with AlterNet. Conservative lawmakers are making it harder for the hungry to feed themselves.
Don’t Feed the Animals
Co-published with AlterNet. I use food stamps. That doesn't mean you get to create a cruel Facebook meme about me.