Immigrant Rights, Social Justice and Post-Pandemic Planning
LPPI research and analysis provides policymakers with data and facts that can inform policies on issues that affect Latinos and other communities of color. Diaz spoke with Governing about the vital role that immigrants are playing in pandemic response, their importance to economic recovery and a path forward that could benefit all Americans.
’It’s real.’ Latinos, African Americans most likely to view pollution as a serious health threat
“More than 60% of Latinos in the U.S. reside in four key states that have historically experienced extreme events,” according to the agenda. “This includes wildfires and droughts in California.”
Study: Race, Poverty Tied to Coronavirus Disparities
A separate analysis published this week by the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative found that in Los Angeles County and New York City, Latino and Black residents were twice as likely to die of COVID-19 compared with white residents.
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