Will Some Communities Be Left Behind as the Economy Starts to Recover
Matter of Fact
Published at : 29 Dec 2020
Doses of the first federally authorized COVID-19 vaccine are being rolled out across the country, fueling hopes for our nation’s health and economic recovery. But there are concerns that many could be left behind. Black and brown communities are suffering from higher infection rates and more job losses due to the pandemic. They’ve also had less access to health care and other job-related benefits. In fact, the Economic Policy Institute, says it may take up to a decade just for Latino workers to make up those losses. Correspondent Jessica Gomez travels to Chicago to show us the challenges facing Latino communities trying to get back on their feet.
Matter of FactSoledad O’BrienJessica Gomez