Black women and Latinas struggle to buy food, build savings amid COVID-19, study says

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Charisse Jones
USA Today
July 30, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Housing: Eviction, Housing: Homelessness, Legal Financial Obligations, Mental Health, Unemployment, Workplace Discrimination


A new survey commissioned by the Time’s Up Foundation and conducted by the firm PerryUndem finds that among Latinas, 51% do not currently have enough money to pay for basic needs like food and housing, while 48% of Black women cannot cover such fundamental expenses. This exclusive coverage by USA Today includes a compelling personal story, plus graphs with details from the study.