Inclusive COVID-19 Relief: Impacts on Immigrant Communities and State-Level Responses
November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Recent research shows the disproportionate impacts of the coronavirus pandemic has had on low-income and minority communities in the U.S. In fact, in addition to individual health outcomes, Black and immigrant populations across the country have been more likely to experience adverse economic impacts as a result of COVID-19 as well. In this session, featured speakers will discuss the disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on immigrant communities and the cross-cutting factors that have given rise to these outcomes. It will also seek to explore strategies that state officials can employ to address these disparities through informed policymaking.
- Samantha Artiga – Vice President and Director of the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Racial Equity and Health Policy Program
- Dulce Gonzalez – Research Analyst for the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center
- Sara McTarnaghan – Research Associate for the Urban Institute’s Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center
- Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz represents New York’s 39th District in the New York State Assembly