Violeta Gutkowski is a lead analyst within the Institute for Economic Equity at the St. Louis Fed.
Coming back from COVID-19 disruption is expected to take longer for Black and for urban low- to moderate-income communities than for others, survey results show.
The pandemic has caused major disruptions for low- to moderate-income communities, particularly communities of color.
COVID-19-related relief efforts were significant, but funding access and program capacity were challenges, survey respondents said.
Read a synopsis of the ways COVID-19 continues to impact LMI communities and individuals within the Eighth District of the Federal Reserve System.
Our Policy and Analysis team dives into the longstanding implications of the pandemic’s impact on the child care ecosystem in St. Louis.