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    COVID-19

  1. Understanding the COVID-19 Impact on Latino Families: First-of-Its-Kind Research Project on the Effects of COVID-19 on Undocumented and Mixed-Status Families in Georgia

    COVID-19 exacerbated many existing challenges faced by Latino families, such as economic hardship, food insecurity and housing instability. To understand the impact, Ser Familia partnered with Thrive Research Lab at Emory University to conduct a first-of-its-kind study with the families we serve. They looked at how Latino undocumented and mixed...
  2. Mental Health and Substance Use Considerations Among Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, children have experienced major disruptions as a result of public health safety measures, including school closures, social isolation, financial hardships, and gaps in health care access. Many parents have reported poor mental health outcomes in their children throughout the pandemic – in May 2020, shortly after the pandemic...
  3. The Mental Health of Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Communities in the Time of COVID: It’s Time for Bold Action

    In honoring May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month, the National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA) and Change Matrix are joined by the Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA), the National Asian Pacific American Council (NAPAC), the National Training and Technical Assistance Center...
  4. Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders in COVID-19: Emerging Disparities Amid Discrimination

    Abstract: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a global pandemic. In the USA, the burden of mortality and morbidity has fallen on minority populations. The understanding of the impact of this pandemic has been limited in Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), though disaggregated data suggest disproportionately high mortality rates. AAPIs are...
  5. COVID-19 Food Disparities with Minorities

    The National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families has released a publication on “During COVID-19, 1 in 5 Latino and Black Households with Children Are Food Insufficient“. Many Latinx and Black households with children are struggling to obtain enough food to feed their families during the COVID-19 pandemic and...
  6. Complicating Access To COVID Relief Funds for Low-Income Hispanic and Black Households

    The National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families has released a publication on “The majority of low-income Hispanic and Black households have little-to-no bank access, complicating access to COVID relief funds“. Conclusion: It is essential that families be able to access the financial supports intended to help them weather...
  7. Maternal Health Inequity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Existing inequities in maternal mortality and serious morbidity rates in the United States may be exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Maternal mortality and serious morbidity rates are considerably higher in the United States than in other wealthy nations, and women of color are bearing the brunt of this crisis. The...