WW’s own Defiende Nuestra Tierra Director, Beatriz Soto recently wrote an op-ed on the connections between COVID-19 and climate change and how impacts from both crises disproportionately impact members of the local Latinx Community.
“While we are all affected by the social, economic, and public health consequences of these crises, the impacts are especially stark for Latinx families who often lack the means necessary to address — let alone recover from — such hardships. Lower household incomes, exorbitantly high insurance rates, language barriers, and other systemic issues are among the many burdens confronting Latinx residents in the face of COVID-19 and climate change.”

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