NCDP Perspectives

Racial Disparities and COVID-19


As the world scrambles each week to grapple with the seemingly insurmountable number of positive cases and deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic, public policy is failing some of America’s most vulnerable communities. Although COVID-19 has been called the “great equalizer” on different media platforms, the data tell a different story.

May 13, 2020

Domestic Violence Amid COVID-19: A Hidden Epidemic


As the world grapples with the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are catching sight of an additional public health emergency: domestic violence and child abuse. Restricted movement and mounting stress cultivate conditions for

May 4, 2020