Carly Stern is a freelance reporter based in San Francisco who covers housing, disability policy, urban life and economic inequality. She won a San Francisco Press Club Award in 2019 for her multimedia investigation into why the “benefit cliff” pushes people with disabilities to get divorced. Her work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Lily and other national publications.
The Economic Hardship Reporting Project (EHRP) was born from a situation of precisely that: financial insecurity. Barbara Ehrenreich, author of the seminal 1996 work, “Nickel and Dimed,” co-founded the journalism non-profit … Read more