As the U.S. gets hit with multiple illnesses, public health messaging is critical. Here’s how to ensure it reaches the communities most impacted.
Lies, conspiracy theories, and quack cures about COVID-19 are all over the internet—and immigrants are particularly vulnerable. But concerted community efforts can combat it.
Public health and communications experts from Michigan, Indiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina discuss efforts to encourage people in their states and local communities to get vaccinated.
Getting communities of color vaccinated is a matter of racial justice—and that means confronting the history of medical racism in the U.S. and massive online misinformation.
After being hit hard at the beginning of the pandemic, the Arizona-based tribe has slowed the spread of the disease and helped curb death rates.
Efforts to decolonize forest protection have been stalling for years. COVID-19 might give the movement the urgency it needs.
Activist groups are pressuring wealthy countries and the World Trade Organization to let poorer countries manufacture their own vaccines. They just won a big victory.
A new generation of medical professionals is tasked with undoing decades of hospitals’ easy reliance on single-use plastic.
Already facing health and education gaps, refugees in San Diego banded together during the pandemic to define their own challenges and create their own solutions.
The economic impact of the pandemic has created an opportunity for the federal government to reconsider its traditional responses to poverty and unemployment.
One thing we’ve learned celebrating during the pandemic is how to go back to the essence of Ramadan.
The coronavirus pandemic has put pressures on tenants who lose work, and the landlords who lose rent income. This program tries to help both.
Seattle’s square-mile neighborhood of South Park has turned its early pandemic community supports into a sustainable system tackling food insecurity.
Across the country, volunteers are using their digital savvy to help at-risk people access the COVID vaccine.
Opinion | COVID-19 | Federal Stimulus | Family | Economy | working mothers | childcare tax credit | American Rescue Plan
The American Rescue Plan offers a lot of fixes to long-term issues affecting American families. That’s why they shouldn’t be allowed to expire in a year.
Analysis | Minneapolis | Corporations | Housing | tenant rights | absentee landlords | Affordable Housing
Private equity firms snatched up rental properties, then neglected them. So Minneapolis activists organized the tenants to fight for their rights.
Research suggests the economic impact of COVID-19 could be more than two times larger for Black- and Hispanic-owned businesses than for White-owned enterprises.
The coronavirus spread fast in homeless shelters, which prompted creative solutions to safe housing.
The Seattle-based Community Loaves project enlists home bakers to help those facing food insecurity during the pandemic.
Less-populated states like Alaska, West Virginia, and South Dakota are leading the nation when it comes to COVID-19 vaccination rates.
From making comfort food to speaking with ancestors, immigrant families across the U.S. are turning to cultural traditions to cope with the isolation and stress of quarantine.
Nursing homes using the Green House Project’s model of residential care are weathering the pandemic better than traditional institutions. Here’s why.