September 21, 2020

Communities of color hit hard by the pandemic face added trauma in return to school

To watch the entire segment by Crystal Haynes, visit Boston 25 News.

According to the CDC, people of color are three times more likely to contract COVID-19. Statistics like those have dismantled some neighborhoods of color, and for the kids who live there, the impact on mental health and their education is critical.

It’s a reality Daniel Urizar and his wife know well. They have worked at Mass General Hospital for nearly two decades.

They worked through the pandemic, while juggling remote learning for their children Aiden and Arleth, who just graduated high school. It was tough. But Daniel says it’s what they signed up for.

Watch the complete segment on Boston 25 News.