Caring for Connecticut’s Southeast Asian-American communities during COVID-19

By Jason Oliver Chang | Officials and medical professionals predict that Fairfield and New Haven county will experience the COVID-19 peak outbreak by the end of April; Hartford County will follow in May. Our collective medical response to the unprecedented and catastrophic pandemic accentuated overall societal weaknesses, particularly with regard to inequality and marginalization.

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 Offering Hope and Inspiration During a Time of Crisis

By Kathy Ko Chin | I hope you and your loved ones are healthy and well, as we wish that for all people around the world at this moment in time. Unfortunately, the pandemic is hitting us hard, even if we or our loved ones aren’t sick, this pandemic is affecting all of us. The world is adjusting to a completely new normal. It won’t be the same as what was before.

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 Language barriers hamper coronavirus response

By J. Edward Moreno and Rafael Bernal | Non-English-speaking communities are increasingly concerned that coronavirus information is being communicated to them after the rest of the country and in less detail, creating a divide that could put minority groups at greater risk of contracting the virus.

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