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The Well-Being of Essential Workers and Parents in the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Jevay Grooms and Anna Gassman-Pines
  • February 10 2021
  • W73-2021

Jevay Grooms

Anna Gassman Pines

Jevay Grooms
, Assistant Professor of Economics, Howard University
Anna Gassman-Pines
, WLF Bass Connections Associate Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, and Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought particular challenges for essential workers and parents. In this webinar, we will hear from Jevay Grooms of Howard University and Anna Gassman-Pines of Duke University. Dr. Grooms will talk about her research on the effect of the pandemic on the mental health of essential workers, and especially essential workers of color, and on parents whose students are engaged in distance learning. Dr. Gassman-Pines will discuss findings from a survey of hourly service workers with children and the effect of the pandemic on their mental health.

Recording of the Webinar


Children, Children General, Economic Support, Economic Support General, Education & Training, Employment, Family & Partnering, Health, Inequality & Mobility, K-12 Education, Labor Market, Low-Wage Work, Mental Health & Substance Abuse, Parenting, Racial/Ethnic Inequality, Social Determinants of Health, Unemployment/Nonemployment


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