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Nearly 80% of Marin County COVID-19 cases are Latino

Posted: July 22, 2020

Latinos make up 16% of Marin County’s population, yet currently account for nearly 80% of the county’s coronavirus cases. It’s the largest racial disparity of any county in the Bay Area, and part of the reason the county has landed on the state’s watch list.

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How San Rafael, Calif., Built a Wi-Fi Network During a Pandemic

Posted: June 17, 2020

Officials in the San Rafael tech shop were able to build a mesh Wi-Fi network to connect students in the dense Canal Neighborhood with the help of volunteer expertise and funding from across sectors.

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Latinos on the COVID-19 Front Lines: Congress Must Provide Relief

Posted: May 12, 2020

The Latino community is on the front lines in this crisis. We continue to show up to work in our nation’s hospitals, supermarkets, farms, and businesses large and small. At the same time, we are disproportionately being impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.

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San Rafael outlines Wi-Fi plan for Canal area

Posted: May 11, 2020

Marin IJ News Article by Will Houston San Rafael has released a plan for a community Wi-Fi network in the Canal area to address longstanding

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‘People are really suffering’: Black and Latino communities help their own amid coronavirus crisis

Posted: May 9, 2020

USA Today News Article by: Deborah Barfield Berry As the coronavirus outbreak continues to take its toll on black and Latino communities, black and Latino churches,

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Marin Voice: Civil legal services focused on sheltering an at-risk community

Posted: May 9, 2020

Marin IJ News Article by: Stephanie Haffner Civil legal services are an unseen but essential part of the safety net fabric in this time of

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Marin mailers aim to increase census participation

Posted: May 4, 2020

Marin IJ News Article by: Adrian Rodriguez Marin residents who have not yet participated in the 2020 census will soon be receiving a final mail

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Coronavirus Update: Marin County Health Officials Opening Test Site In San Rafael’s Canal Neighborhood

Posted: May 3, 2020

CBSN Bay Area News Article SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF) — In the latest expansion of coronavirus testing facilities, Marin County health officials have announced they

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Marin County to offer free virus testing in San Rafael Canal area

Posted: May 1, 2020

Marin IJ News Article by: Matthew Pera Marin County is set to open a free coronavirus testing site next week in San Rafael’s Canal neighborhood

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For Marin’s Latino communities, pandemic intensifies poverty

Posted: April 25, 2020

Marin IJ News Article by: Lorenzo Morotti Many Latino families in the county were already living paycheck to paycheck before the pandemic. Now they are

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