Hurricanes, a winter storm, and spring floods have left low-income Gulf Coast residents exhausted and cash strapped before this year’s season, with no significant aid in sight.
Many migrant workers and their families rely on the Migrant Education Program to help students access school work. The pandemic has made it even more challenging.
Ko Bragg is joining Southerly’s team in January.
UF is just one of many public universities in Southern states that use prison labor in agricultural programs and on other parts of campus, or rely on products made by incarcerated people. Students and activists have pressured universities and companies to end these programs for years, but data on how public universities use prison labor is scarce.
Without emergency alerts in Spanish, Latino immigrants in rural North Carolina can’t prepare for storms
Each hurricane season, eastern North Carolina braces for the worst. But emergency planning, response and recovery efforts neglect a major marginalized population: rural Latinos.
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