Reopening schools during a pandemic has brought to light a unique set of concerns related to the risk of transmission and infection among students and staff, and everyone with whom they come into contact. In this article, we offer tips for parents, school administrators, teachers, and onsite staff based on current guidelines and recommendations to reopening K-12 schools issued by leading academic, healthcare, and government organizations.
After a non-traditional summer spent socially distancing from friends and loved ones, the question of returning to schools this fall has been at the forefront of the conversation. Schools opening for in-person learning must consider a number of factors in safeguarding learning environments to help prevent viral transmission indoors. One key area of focus is […]
In our previous article, we explored the role that structural racism plays in shaping health disparities in the U.S. One of our most foundational platforms for health and well-being that is affected by structural racism is that of healthy housing.
Recent events in the U.S. — from the disproportionate burden of Covid-19 on Black communities to nationwide protests against police brutality — have brought racial inequity to the forefront. While health and policing might seem like separate issues, their disproportionate effect on Black communities illuminates a common root: that of structural racism.