The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented economic and social impact on Americans, with particularly harsh effects on people in certain race and ethnic groups. Public programs intended to address these needs have also had uneven reach, with many less likely to benefit families of color. This brief summarizes what is known about poverty, food insecurity, housing, and early childhood education during the pandemic, and the uneven reach of programs designed to address them.
- COVID-19 and Economic Opportunity: Inequities in the Employment Crisis
- Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Current Evidence and Policy Approaches
- Projections of Poverty and Program Eligibility during the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Disparities in Rates of COVID-19 Infection, Hospitalization, and Death by Race and Ethnicity
- HHS COVID-19 Guidance and Information for Human Services Programs
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