As COVID-19 worsened conditions for the homeless community in St. Louis, Missouri, Cathy “MamaCat” Daniels and her organization, PotBangerz, stepped up to feed and house a community in need.
As COVID-19 battered small businesses across the country, some Asian-owned businesses found the best relief in their communities.
Domestic workers — the nannies, house cleaners and home care aids who make up an essential workforce in the U.S. — lost work during the pandemic. These workers generally lack the benefits and protections of other professions.
While the pandemic affected many educational outcomes, technology and remote learning helped students with disabilities to do better in a flexible environment.
A new wave of organizers are turning to Instagram, GoFundMe to distribute donations to Black and queer youths and others who fall through the cracks of government support.
Researchers are tackling a new way to measure poverty, saying access to billions of dollars in public aid are affected by a public standard that has not been updated since the 1960s.
The Good Shepherd Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico enforced a strict lockdown when the pandemic began. Some men in the six-month substance abuse program said it helped their recovery, others were not so sure.
Navajo Nation Police Chief Phillip Francisco reflects on a year of resilience after COVID-19 put the department’s limited resources and funding to the test.
Rideshare and food delivery work became even riskier during COVID-19, which put thousands of people out of jobs.
The coronavirus pandemic, record drought in Northern California that has severely impacted the fish population in the Klamath River and the ongoing infrastructure problem on Highway 101 has awoken the Yurok Tribe to the food insecurity issue in the area.