Join us for our virtual panel discussion, “COVID-19 & Its Impact on Women of Color” on Weds, March 31 at 6 PM EST.
About the Event:
The pandemic has drastically heightened the inequities low-income women of color face, and because these injustices have existed for decades before 2020, we know they will sadly outlast COVID-19. However, the pandemic has underscored how sheltering in place does not inflict equivalent suffering on all people: women of color have been laid-off in record numbers, lack of safe & stable childcare has increased, and mandated reporters have had fewer interactions with families at risk of experiencing domestic violence, creating a perfect storm for a pandemic within a pandemic.
Join our panel discussion on the intersection of housing, employment and domestic violence, and the roles we can play in addressing the compounding crises facing women of color today. Free registration here.
- Sonia Gahimbare – Permanent Supportive Housing Clinical Manager, Housing Up
- Sarah Jane Glynn – Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
- Liz Reinert – Executive Director, Suited for Change
- Michelle Sewell – Crisis Shelter Director, D.C. Safe
- Moderated by Christina Peay – VP of Philanthropy & Communications, Housing Up