2020 Progreso Latino Fund Fall Forum Series - Recorded Sessions
RECORDED - COVID-19’s Impact on the Health, Education and Economic Status of Latinx in Greater New Haven
A Mini-Forum Series of The Progreso Latino Fund
We invite you to watch this series of three 45-minute virtual Zoom sessions held this fall. These timely conversations with local leaders analyzed the impact that COVID-19 has had within the Latinx community and discussed strategies to address disparities and support improvements in Greater New Haven and nationally.
The Economic Impact of COVID-19
Maysa Akbar - Board member, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Gerald Garcia - Small Business Counselor, City of New Haven Economic Development Administration
Maribel Rodriguez - Certified Nursing Assistant and Union Organizer for the New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199, SEI
The Status of Latinx in Public Education During the Time of COVID-19
Yari Ijeh - Co-chair, Progreso Latino Fund.
Miguel A. Cardona - Commissioner, State Dept. of Education
Yesenia Rivera - President, New Haven Board of Education.
Fernando Muñiz - Chief Executive Officer, Community Solutions, Inc. and PLF board member
Frances G. Padilla - President, Universal Healthcare Foundation
Maritza Bond - Director, New Haven Dept. of Public Health, discussed the public health impacts of COVID-19 on the Lantinx community.