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The Well-Being of Essential Workers and Parents in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Institute for Research on Poverty Webinar - Jevay Grooms and Anna Gassman-Pines

Event Details

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
1-2 p.m.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought particular challenges for essential workers and parents. Jevay Grooms, Howard University will talk about her research on the effect of the pandemic on the mental health of essential workers, and especially essential workers of color, and on parents whose students are engaged in distance learning. Anna Gassman-Pines, Duke University will discuss findings from a survey of hourly service workers with children and the effect of the pandemic on their mental health.