COVID-19 & Communities: Positively Engaging & Supporting Youth & Families
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
ALLEN LIPSCOMB, California State University Northridge
DAVID HUREAU, University at Albany, School of Criminal Justice
LAURA TINAJERO, National Compadres Network, Building Healthy Communities (BHC)
MMA AMARA EKERUCHE, Center for the Study of the Economies of Africa
YAMANDA WRIGHT, RTI International, Youth, Violence Prevention, and Community Justice Division
Panelists discussed a number of topics related to COVID-19, youth, and their communities. These topics included positive youth engagement during social distancing, the pandemic’s impacts on supports and services, health impacts, and interactions with–and the role of–law enforcement and justice systems.