Hard Earned

6-part broadcast series. A series about getting by on minimum wage in America. Produced by Kartemquin Films for Al Jazeera America.

Hard Earned follows five families around the country to find out what it takes to get by on $8, $10, or even $17 an hour. The series turns an intimate lens on a group of 21st century American dreamers. They fight against all odds to thrive, when it takes everything they have to simply survive. MHP served as associate field producer for the DC-based storyline of the series. 

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