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The Disparate Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color

On June 26, 2020, Director john a. powell joined in conversation with the Multnomah Bar Association. The discussion focused on the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 and the predicament of police brutality affecting communities of color. Director powell talked with attendees about using the framework of belonging to address these issues through public policy. He shared insights about the power of bridging and also employing the targeted universalism approach for addressing Multnomah’s challenges and strengthening the ties and networks of togetherness in the community. https://live.mbabar.org/c/the-disparate-impact-of-covid-19-on-communities-of-color-062620