Si bien los huracanes Katrina y María turbaron las vidas de las familias afroamericanas y latinx, la recalada del coronavirus trae un temporal de otra magnitud. Un Categoría 5 de enfermedades contagiosas, el coronavirus tiene la capacidad de aplastar las maltrechas comunidades debilitadas ya por las injusticias ambientales, económicas y de salud. Read more >
April 3, 2020 12:54 PM EDT
If the EPA won’t do its job, we will do it for them. Read more >
April 2, 2020 9:53 AM EDT
As much as hurricanes Katrina and Maria upended African American and Latinx families, the landfall of the coronavirus brings a gale of another order. This Category 5 of infectious disease packs the power to level communities already battered from environmental, economic, and health injustice. If response and relief efforts fail to adequately factor in existing disparities, the current pandemic threatens a knockout punch to the American Dream.
April 1, 2020 5:58 PM EDT
Today, we’re taking action to let the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) know that the public should hear from experts about this ongoing pandemic. We’ve filed a letter to the CDC saying that restricting scientists and public health officials from speaking directly to the public on the coronavirus pandemic constitutes a violation of their scientific integrity policy. Read more >
March 31, 2020 9:17 AM EDT
As COVID-19 continues its exponential growth here at home, there is plenty of material to post in my Profiles in Cowardice series — like the confusion, disinformation and rosy forecasts coming from the White House on a daily basis. Or the unconscionable lack of testing and the unpardonable delays in getting basic protections to our nation’s workers who are putting themselves on the front-line of this pandemic every day. I honestly wouldn’t know where to begin.
So, I am shifting the frame today to Profiles in Courage.