Over a year into a pandemic that has cost the lives of Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and other people of color at rates that are unjust and preventable, we cannot allow ourselves or our state to continue to use the word “equity” without the data to show policies really are addressing injustice. We all know the disparities aren’t about race; they’re about racism.
The Rev. Robyn Anderson
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Contact tracing: How to better meet the needs of communities of color
As Connecticut attempts to expand COVID-19 response efforts, with aims for a soft reopening towards the end of the month, I am concerned the needs of Black and Latino communities are being glossed over and initiatives such as contact tracing are favoring quantity over effective impact.