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01/27/2021 | Federal Advocacy: Fighting Back & Fighting Forward

North Carolina’s Excluded Communities: COVID-19 Community Impact Survey Findings

North Carolina’s Latinx, Black, and immigrant communities are being hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

    This echoes the experiences of communities of color around the country who have been disproportionately impacted by the virus and resulting economic catastrophe. Against the backdrop of North Carolina’s rising COVID 19 cases, Action NC conducted indepth surveys with over 100 primarily Latinx and Black community members to more fully understand the public health and economic crises facing people of color and immigrants across the state.

    The survey results reveal widespread financial instability and hardship among North Carolina’s most vulnerable residents, and underscore the need for policy solutions that are both responsive to this urgent moment and center those most impacted. Download the report to learn more.