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63% Of Maryland’s Black & Hispanic Children Lived In Struggling Homes Even Before Pandemic, Report Shows

April 8, 2022

Most Black and Hispanic children in Maryland lived in homes that were dealing with financial hardship even before the COVID-19 pandemic, a report from the United Way of Central Maryland and its research partner shows. The report, prepared by the United Way and United For Alice, found that 61% of Black children and 68% of Hispanic children in 2019 were living in households that struggled to meet basic needs. By comparison, 31% of white children lived in similar conditions.

Article Source: Baltimore Business Journal

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