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Why Black and Latino people still lag on COVID vaccines — and how to fix it

Vaccination rates for Black and Latino people in Philadelphia are still half what they are for whites.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY

New coronavirus grants for small Pa. businesses aim for inclusivity, but can’t track success

Applications open next month for $145 million in state grants for small hospitality businesses, with a significant change by lawmakers intended to make the money is more accessible to people of color.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

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State and counties say they plan to do more to inform Pa. Spanish-speaking voters

Undetermined release date of U.S. Census data may require counties to do more.

By Anthony Orozco

Líderes Latinos en Pa. trabajan para crear confianza en las vacunas

Mientras las instituciones gubernamentales y médicas finalizan sus planes de implantación, unos personajes prominentes comparten sus experiencias.
By Anthony Orozco and Alanna Elder

Latino leaders in Pa. work to build trust in vaccines.

People are trying to normalize taking the COVID-19 vaccine in a community that has been disproportionately affected by the disease.

By Anthony Orozco

Updated: January 26, 2021 | 4:50 pm

Pa. immigrants, advocates look to Biden Administration with hope and eye on accountability.

A slew of executive orders and legislative proposals during Biden's first week in office have changed the country’s approach and tone to immigrants.
By Anthony Orozco

Top stories of 2020: Latinos increase visibility, influence across Pennsylvania

Latinos worked to be seen, heard and felt during a year of crises, a census and a historic election.

By Anthony Orozco