Program: Approaches to Equity

Latinx Women and Families in Queens: Voice and Action, a research grant funded by the Spencer Foundation, focuses on the experiences of undocumented Latinxs, cis, trans, heterosexual, and LGBTQ+, some with children, who have emigrated from Latin America and the Caribbean and are now living in Western Queens.
In 2021, Equity for Children hosted a series of webinars from Latin America entitled “Children and COVID-19”, which discussed the approximately 150 million children who were plunged into multidimensional poverty during the pandemic. The events were organized in partnership with The Arcor Foundation, The Institute of Collective Health of the University of Lanus, Argentina (ISCo/UNLa) […]
The role of child-sensitive social protection in the sustainable andresilient recovery from COVID-19. The event will facilitate an engaging debate around Child-Sensitive Social Protection (CSSP) and engage children and young people in the discussion. Child poverty has sky-rocketed as a result of COVID-19, inflicting devastating damage on children’s development and undermining the realization of their […]
“Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond” On Monday, November 2, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Ambassadors and State Representatives from around the world viewed an Equity for Children In First Person video that was presented at a United Nations event entitled: “Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond”. Discussants from civil society organizations met with the UN Secretary-General […]
Introduction In the world of Covid-19 2020, remote education is the most viable strategy for schooling. During the first few months of the year, a state of sanitary emergency was declared throughout most of Latin America. Classes were suspended, without accurate predictions as to how long the suspension would last. The halt in the educational system […]
Date: 8/26/2020 Time: 9:30 AM (NY)   Co-sponsored by The ARCOR Foundation and Equity for Children at The New School, this webinar will address educational priorities and fostering equity for children during the era of Covid-19. After six months of the pandemic’s “new normal”, families and policymakers are struggling with how to re-open educational institutions […]

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