Despite limited capacity, local CBOs know their communities well and play a key role in connecting immigrant families with much-needed assistance in the wake of COVID-19.
By Sarah Cartagena, Senior Policy Analyst; and Louisa Silverman, Immigration & Housing Intern
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Latino immigrant families have been some of the hardest hit by the pandemic, and small community-based organizations (CBOs) have been key players in connecting these families with COVID-19 assistance. They have been helping families find food pantries, employment, and rental assistance, among other essential services during these difficult times.
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