COVID-19 Equity Framework and Rapid Response
There is potential for crises such as COVID-19 to exacerbate existing racial and economic disparities in our city. While anyone can contract the virus, its impact will be most deeply felt in Latinx, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and low wealth communities. The decisions made by the City during this crisis will have impacts both now and long after it ends. To facilitate consideration of racial equity, this tool should be used to examine how Latinx and BIPOC communities will be affected, both short-term and long-term, by a proposed action or decision of the City during the COVID-19 crises.