The Persistence of Inequality: “Essential” Work and COVID-19

The debilitating and deadly impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt in every community and country around the world, but it has not been experienced equally. Click on the images below to view the results of research carried out over the summer by researchers from the Rapoport Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Harvard University, and Northeastern Law School on each of the areas identified as a COVID-19 “hot-spot.”