Adolescent Health

Racial Injustice, COVID-19, and Youth

February 24, 2021

The coronavirus outbreak and racial injustices have produced significant interruptions in the lives of adolescents Across the United States – the impact of which is still to be understood in the future. Adolescents in economically disadvantaged communities are particularly vulnerable, with many experiencing challenges in the realms of mental health, education, food access, and violence.

In a conversation at the 2020 Bloomberg American Health Summit, Robin Hood CEO Wes Moore and Baltimore Sun Health and Medicine Reporter Andrea McDaniels discussed the connection between the pandemic and our youth.

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