John Wall on helping Washington residents with rent assistance: ‘I come from that type of environment’ | The Undefeated

May 26, 2020
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On May 26, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Pandemic-induced unemployment has hit the District’s Hispanic, Latino, and younger workers more intensely, was cited by The Undefeated:

Washington is one of a few areas, and NBA markets, that has yet to fully reopen businesses and public spaces since President Donald Trump declared the pandemic a national emergency on March 13, meaning many residents have remained out of work going on three months. In Washington, black workers saw unemployment claims rise fivefold between March and April, according to the D.C. Policy Center.

Read more: John Wall on helping Washington residents with rent assistance: ‘I come from that type of environment’ | The Undefeated

Related: Pandemic-induced unemployment has hit the District’s Hispanic, Latino, and younger workers more intensely: ARTICLE | D.C. Policy Center

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