In January, the COVID-19 pandemic will still be burning its way across the U.S. Next week, Americans will choose whether to bring it under control.
Emerson CollectiveThe pandemic, unchecked by the current administration, has ravaged American communities.
“It is an experiment that no one should ever want to rerun.” @EdYong209 on why continuing along this path could be a death sentence for thousands more.
Emerson Collective“Those who wrote the version ratified centuries ago do not own the version we live by today. We do. It’s ours, an adaptable instrument used to define self-government among free and equal citizens.”
@dsallentess on loving a flawed Constitution
In the wake of the 2008 recession, more than 1,800 banks closed across the country—the vast majority of them in low-income communities. The closures left a damaging void that predatory payday lenders and check cashers quickly swooped in to fill....
Intentional voter suppression and unintentional suppression of the vote will collide in November.
Emerson Collective"Black voters, on average, wait 45 minutes longer to vote than white voters; Latino voters wait 46 minutes longer… Black and Latino voters in Florida were more than two times as likely to have their mail-in ballots rejected as white voters.” - @AdamHSays
Learn more about the Supreme Court Decision and support DACA Recipients
Emerson CollectiveThis victory is a temporary safeguard for the nearly 700,000 Dreamers who call America home— approximately 200,000 of whom are essential workers.
Share this list of DACA resources & encourage Dreamers to renew today
We are pleased to invite you to the next session of The Way Forward, a live event series hosted by The Atlantic, in collaboration with Chatham House, Emerson Collective, and the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and underwritten by...
We're excited to announce The Way Forward, a new initiative hosted by The Atlantic in collaboration with Chatham House, Emerson Collective, and the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
We believe it is essential to look beyond the...
Emerson CollectiveWe asked @agnesbinagwaho of @ughe_org how to keep equity front & center in #COVID19 response:
“Repeat every day that the life which is in front of you has the same value as the next life that will be in front of you, and the next life in front of you.”
Emerson CollectiveDr. @AgnesBinagwaho of @ughe_org shares her experience rebuilding Rwanda’s #healthcare system, and her insights on an equitable #COVID19 response:
“Cultivate solidarity, participatory process, transparency, and good trust.”
Nearly 203,000 DACA recipients are working in occupations at the forefront of the COVID-19 response in health care, education, and food services.
Emerson Collective202,500 DACA recipients are on the frontlines working to protect the health and safety of Americans as the country confronts #COVID19. @amprog
We must delay a #SCOTUS decision on #DACA during this time.
Emerson CollectiveSince mid-March, more than 10 million Americans have filed for unemployment due to #COVID19.
@FeedingAmerica reports a 63% increase in people seeking food and support from local food banks. Help support their efforts
A list of resources including tools for crisis support and intervention, managing anxiety, mindfulness and movement, ways to share art and stories, support for children and teens, and resources in Spanish.
Emerson CollectiveStaying home, if you can, is crucial right now.
But distance doesn’t have to mean isolation: reaching out to foster connection is vital as we collectively adjust.
We’ve curated some resources to help you stay calm and connected: emcollec.tv/wellness #stayathomeandstaysafe pic.twitter.com/BdW8Iq1mZV
An interview with Paul Farmer, founder of Partners in Health.
Emerson Collective“Always remember the caregivers. The caregivers need protecting, too, and sometimes the caregivers are going to be family members. The people most at risk of being exposed are those providing care.” - Paul Farmer of @PIH #COVID19