November 26, 2018
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
UCI Student Center, Emerald Bay A, B
Presented by UCI School of Social Sciences, Economic Self Sufficiency Policy Research Institute, and Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation
Alissa Quart is the author of four non-fiction books, and writes the Outclassed column for The Guardian. Alissa’s latest non-fiction book, Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America, published by Ecco/HarperCollins has appeared on the top ten and best forthcoming books lists’ of Publishers Weekly, The Week, Library Journal and Nylon. Join us for a private reception as well as a book signing to follow with Alissa Quart.
Alissa is the Executive Editor of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, a non-profit devoted to commissioning, editing and placing reportage about inequality. She co-founded its current incarnation with Barbara Ehrenreich. She is a 2018 Columbia Journalism School Alumna of the year, a Nieman fellow, an Emmy-nominated video writer and producer, and a professor.