Research

The majority of children in Latin America live in settlements and popular neighborhoods of large cities where they live with high rates of inequality.
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) […]

‘In First Person’ Videos: Voices of the Pandemic

A series of brief, powerful videos about life during the pandemic for some of the most vulnerable communities in Latin America. Women give voice to the challenges they and their children have faced during COVID-19.
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