Virtual Press Conference: LULAC To Kick Off Campaign For Hunger Relief Across USA

When: September 1, 2020 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Contact: David Cruz at dcruz@lulac.org
Summary: LULAC To Kick Off Campaign For Hunger Relief Across USA

Event Details

Description

Nation’s Leading Latino Civil Rights Organization Joins with Promotores Unidos USA to Help Latinos Hard Hit by COVID-19

Sindy Benavides LULAC National CEO
Pedro Zamora President of Promotores Unidos USA
John Alvarado SVP, Brand Marketing Beer Division, Constellation Brands
Mariana Escamilla Promotores Unidos USA, Vice President
Euler Torres Founder, Todos o Nada Campaign

Background
The economic impact of COVID-19 is affecting Latino and immigrants disproportionately.

● 33% of Latino parents/primary caregivers have either seen their business shut down and/or have experienced significant drops in revenue.
● 1 in 3 Latino families have seen their businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19 is an inauspicious sign for the economic health of the small-business sector.
● 41% of Latino parents/primary caregivers report having trouble paying for their rent or mortgage.
● 52% of Latino parents/primary caregivers have had their work hours or their pay cut, but have kept their jobs.
● 16-million U.S. citizens or green card holders in mixed-status families have at least one member paying taxes using an ITIN and ineligible to receive any COVID-19 assistance.
● 11-million undocumented immigrants are living in the United States in 2020 fearful of seeking testing or treatment for COVID-19
● Latinos are America’s largest segment of essential workers: farmworkers - 85%, construction - 59%, food service - 53% and 40% of all industry sectors deemed essential in California alone.

Directions

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
11AM ET / 10AM CT / 8AM PT

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