Denise’s Last Days
Co-published with Slate. A woman who lived her life homeless in Los Angeles almost got the help she needed. Her story shows everything could be different.
Why Did a Man Starve to Death in an Arkansas Jail?
Co-published with Truthdig. It was a failure of the system because he shouldn't have even been there.
The Silent Epidemic Affecting Generation Z
Co-published with Esquire. There are at least three million caregivers under age twenty-five in America. The burdens they face are unprecedented. Their resolve is our only hope.
Mental Health Issues Spiked During the Pandemic. Medicaid Isn’t Much Help.
Co-published with The Intercept. In Part 3 of our film series “Insecurity,” host Ray Suarez meets Katie Prout, a writer trying to find a job and mental …
Co-published with The Intercept. Introducing “Insecurity,” a video triptych of stories about women struggling for what they need after the pandemic upends their lives: social services, a living …
Going for Broke: Can Work Be Love?
Co-published with PRX’s To the Best of Our Knowledge. In this final part of our series, we’re talking about the right to meaningful work and what happens …
Going for Broke: Making Up Our Minds
Co-published with PRX’s To the Best of Our Knowledge. Post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health challenges can push people into poverty.
The Trauma Of Homelessness Doesn’t End Under A Roof
Co-published with Defector. The “struggle to feel safe” is one of the most prevalent issues a psychiatrist says he sees amongst his clients, even once they are housed.
Like Bruce Willis, I Have Aphasia. Here’s What Life Is Like With This Incurable Disorder.
Published in HuffPost. It has gotten to the point where I often just avoid interactions requiring me to speak.
Inequity in Maternal Health Care Left Me With Undiagnosed Postpartum PTSD
Co-published with Parents Magazine. The condition impacts up to 17 percent of birthing people, but it's often underdiagnosed and undertreated, especially among lower-income patients.
I Escaped the Trauma of Homelessness—Only to Face Your White Savior Complex
Co-published with Mother Jones. But I am determined to become something other than your project.
Facing Trauma When Your Parent Is Homeless
Co-published with Defector. On the anniversary of her mother’s passing, Autumn Stenberg shares how she continues to cope with “the weight of the responsibility of my mom having …