In the absence of government support, nonprofits and community groups servicing rural Latinx communities created their own inclusive emergency preparedness response.
Ariana García is based in western N.C. and will be organizing with rural Latinx communities.
With little to no protection from their employers or the state during the pandemic, a mother-daughter community health worker duo has helped launch and lead vaccination events.
In an industry benefiting white farmers, Tierra Fértil roots a growing Latino community in Henderson County, N.C.
COVID-19 outbreaks seized the farmworker community last year. The state is finally stepping up with the help of nonprofits and local health departments.
Yesenia Cuello was raised a first-generation American near the tobacco field where she toiled as a kid. Now she’s leading a fight for the protections she…
Victoria Bouloubasis will cover the intersection of environmental issues and economic mobility in Latinx, immigrant, and refugee communities in North Carolina.