In April, San Francisco city officials announced 25% of positive COVID-19 cases in the city were among the Latino community.
In an effort to provide those with the information they need, ABC7 has partnered with the Latino Community Foundation to present, "Race and Coronavirus: A Bay Area Conversation" a virtual and interactive town hall.
Here are some of the panelists that were included in this town hall:
- David Campos, County of Santa Clara Deputy County Executive
- Rep. Joaquin Castro, TX-20th District, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair
- Jacqueline Martinez Garcel, CEO, Latino Community Foundation
- Sandra R. Hernández, MD, California Health Care Foundation President & CEO
- Mario Cruz with LatinBayArea.com
- Silicon Valley Latino
- Marcos Gutierrez with Hecho en California
- Robert E. Bard with Latina Style Inc.
- Zuleyka Jinks & Angelica Contreras with A2Z Media Group
- Luis Tovar with Center for Elders' Independence
- Victoria Sanchez De Alba with De Alba Communications
- Bay Area Border Relief
- Belinda Hernandez-Arriaga with Ayudando Latinos A Soñar
- Samantha Santana of Santana Sports Management
- iHeartMedia San Francisco
- Beatriz Acevedo with Acevedo Foundation
- Common Sense Media & Maria Alvarez with Common Sense Latino
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