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COVID-19: Heightened Racial Disparities (with Dr. Aerika Loyd)

In this episode, students from the UC Riverside School of Public Policy talk with psychology professor Aerika Loyd about how the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected minority communities in the United States and laid bare the deep roots of systemic racism in America ranging from healthcare inequity to lack of access in education.

 
FEATURING AERIKA LOYD
JULY 31, 2020
27 MINUTES AND 17 SECONDS

About Aerika Loyd:

Dr. Aerika Brittian Loyd is an interdisciplinary, community-engaged developmental scientist, who employs psychology, human development, and prevention science theories to understand how intersections of race, ethnicity, gender, and identity inform health and development for youth and young adults of color (e.g., African American and Latinx). The ultimate goal of her research program is to provide recommendations for culturally informed youth practice, prevention, and policy.

Learn more about her work via https://profiles.ucr.edu/app/home/profile/aerikal