Rutgers experts discuss disproportionate impact of pandemic on people of color

November 9, 2020

Andrea Hetling, associate professor and director of the Public Policy Program at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, explained the relationship between employment and safety in communities of color. 

“From an employment standpoint, the industries that are traditionally dependent on female and immigrant workers tend to be those at the frontline — including food and health care,” she said. “Thus, women and immigrants face additional difficulties in terms of safety.”

Rutgers Daily Targum, November 5, 2020

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