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Latinx Civil Rights Webinar Series

Latinx Economic Opportunity in the Age of COVID

Tuesday, September 29, 2:00 pm Central, 12:00 pm Pacific

This webinar explores the impact of COVID-19 on Latinx economic opportunities. Our panelists discuss how the current economic downturn is impacting Latinx small businesses, employees, and household income.

Webinar materials:

Discussion Topics:

  • The impact of COVID-19 on Latinx communities
  • Latinx economic status and economic mobility pre-COVID
  • Challenges and opportunities for small businesses in a COVID world
  • The limitations of COVID-19 relief for the immigrant population


  • Zulema Valdez, Associate Vice Provost for the Faculty and Professor, University of California, Merced
  • Rogelio Saenz, Professor of Demography, University of Texas at San Antonio