You get to recover because you have the privilege to recover, to move on, to reopen. This privilege even allows you to choose to not wear a mask because you find it inconvenient. Communities experiencing homelessness or living in poverty don’t have this same privilege.
Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative discusses some of the ways our society has become indifferent to the victimization of black people.
LACHC Offers Free COVID-19 Testing to LA County Residents Who Meet New State Guidelines.
Slavery ended over a hundred years ago. The civil rights movement was a generation ago. We even had a black president! So why are people still upset about racism?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSAw51caEeg This documentary short features young black men sharing examples (more)
Los Angeles Christian Health Centers (LACHC) is here, on the frontlines, responding to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic in Skid Row and other underserved areas where the barriers of poverty, homelessness and illness complicate access and care. Our vulnerable homeless neighbors are particularly at risk and so we are here fighting for resources and continuing to deliver vital care and love in the midst of the pandemic!
The novel coronavirus is a newly discovered virus. It causes an illness called COVID-19. Many of the symptoms are similar to the flu: dry cough, fever, difficulty breathing.
El nuevo coronavirus es un virus recién descubierto. Causa una enfermedad llamada COVID-19. Muchos de los síntomas son similares a los de la gripe: tos seca, fiebre, y dificultad para respirar.
In the past weeks, we have been inundated with news, webinars, talks and rumors about COVID-19. Public events have been postponed. Schools, libraries, conference halls, and public centers are closed. As we hear more about the spread of the virus in the media, we are also surprised to find long lines in grocery stores and empty store shelves. This weekend, the stores around my home were out of toilet paper, hand sanitizers, milk, meat, and more!