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Black America and COVID-19

Documenting the impact of COVID-19 on Black America.

YOUTH

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COVID-19 GUIDE | Kids
MOCADA
March 19, 2020
https://mocada.org/2020/03/19/covid-19-guide-kids/
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Protecting hungry children during the fight for racial justice
The Hill
Sara N. Bleich, Sheila Fleischhacker, and Melissa Laska
June 2, 2020
https://thehill.com/opinion/civil-rights/500656-protecting-hungry-children-during-the-fight-for-racial-justice
opinion © Getty Images
Young, Gifted, @ Risk and Resilient: A Video Toolkit to Support the Well-Being of Students of Color
Medium
National Center for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan
June 2, 2020
https://medium.com/national-center-for-institutional-diversity/young-gifted-risk-and-resilient-4bc84efca3c6
video, resource Images by UmichNCID and The Steve Fund
Talking to Kids About Racism, Early and Often: These books can help start the conversation.
New York Times
Jessica Grose
June 3, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/03/parenting/kids-books-racism.html
news, resource Loris Lora
U.S. Must Release Children From Family Detention Centers, Judge Rules
New York Times
Miriam Jordan
June 26, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/26/us/immigrant-children-detention-centers.html
news Some immigrants seeking asylum were detained at a family detention center in Dilley, Texas, last year. Workers there have tested positive for the coronavirus. Credit...Eric Gay/Associated Press
Lower Eastside Girls Club Unveiled Center for Wellbeing and Happiness at Virtual Gala
Web Wire
July 1, 2020
https://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=260982
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New study says 30% of U.S. children do not have adequate internet access to learn from home
Daily Kos
Walter Einenkel
July 3, 2020
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/7/3/1957145/-New-study-says-30-of-U-S-children-do-not-have-adequate-internet-access-to-learn-from-home
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The Coronavirus in Kids (COVKID) Tracking and Education Project
The Covkid Project
July 13, 2020
https://www.covkidproject.org/disparities

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Talking to children after racial incidents
Penn GSE
July 13, 2020
https://www.gse.upenn.edu/news/talking-children-after-racial-incidents
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Re-Imagining Our Future: Children, Justice and Joy
Children's Defense Fund
July 21-22
https://www.childrensdefense.org/2020-samuel-dewitt-proctor-institute-for-child-advocacy-ministry/

See the original registration page here
View the Proctor Institute 2020 Invitation video here
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Young People of Color Support Guide
7 Cups
https://www.7cups.com/ypoc-guide/
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Girls Club COVID-19 Response: What We’re Doing to Help
Girls Club
https://www.girlsclub.org/covid-19/
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Seeds of Fire
Highlander Center
https://www.highlandercenter.org/our-impact/seeds-of-fire/
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A Decade Undone: Youth Disconnection in the Age of Coronavirus
Measure of America
June 10, 2020
http://measureofamerica.org/youth-disconnection-2020/

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The Coronavirus Generation
The New York Times
Jason DeParle
August 22, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/22/sunday-review/coronavirus-poverty-child-allowance.html?referringSource=articleShare

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