AARP Townhall: Hispanic Economic Disparities



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AARP Texas hosted this Access Live event to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on its disparate impact and why multicultural communities are facing greater challenges. The event featured Congressman Joaquin Castro, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman, and State Representative Rafael Anchía, Chairman of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus of Texas. The hosts discussed economic and financial disparities in Hispanic communities, the disproportionate impact of the Coronavirus outbreak in communities of color, and addressed how health, education, and community growth is linked to a financial gap.