Voces of a Pandemic

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Exploring the Stories of the Latina/o Community Affected by the Coronavirus

You’ve seen the headlines

Latino communities in the US devastated by Covid-19

For Latinos and Covid-19, Doctors Are Seeing an ‘Alarming’ Disparity

The price of being ‘essential’: Latino service workers bear brunt of coronavirus

From being overrepresented in essential jobs, to underrepresented among those with access to healthcare, to the undocumented living in fear, the global coronavirus pandemic has affected Latinas/os disproportionately. 

As this crisis unfolds, the Voces Oral History Center is leading a team of collaborators including institutions of higher education across the country, to record, archive and disseminate interviews to help researchers, journalists and the broader public gain a greater appreciation of the experiences in the Latino community during this historic time.


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Silas Abrego • Lucina Alvarez • Olga Benz •Betty Bird • Kevin Blackburn • Mary Bock • Maria Teresa Borden • Gina Boubion • Bill Butler • Paul Caballero • Mary Alice Carnes and Richard Muscat • Myra Castaneda • Orlando Castillo • Ezekiel Zeke Castro • Edwardo Cavazos • Jose Charles • Manuel Criollo • Dr. Veronica D. Comstock • Ruben Diaz • Emelia Dominguez • Henry Dominguez • Valerie Esparza • Lilia Fernandez • Pepe Figueroa • Hannah Forsythe • Diana Fuentes • Josie Galindo Caballero • Denise Gamino • Phil Garcia • Kellie Garrigan • Belle German • Dagoberto Gilb • Richard Gonzales • John and Jamie Gonzalez • Pat O'Neil Green • Dana Hazel • Jodi Hernandez • Jonathan Higuera • Frank Jacques • Nicole Jones • Emily Kaiser • Thomas Kimpel • Todd Kitsmiller • Aldo Lauria • Paula Levihn-Coon • Mario Lewis • Linda Leyva • Jessica Leyva • Rebecca Lopez • David T Lopez • Sal Martinez • Kathleen McElroy • Claudia Melendez • Aylene Menchaca • Henry Mendoza • Salvador Morales • Lupe & Joe Morin • Guillermo Nicolas • Richard Perez • JoAnn Reyes • Fernando Rodriguez • Tín Rodriguez • Omar Rodriguez • Ivan Roman • Rene Salazar • Deborah Santiago • Sandra Serna • Jennifer Stoever • Jesus Trevino • Leticia Turner • Francisco Vara-Orta • Arnold Ventures • Luis Zayas (Dean, Steve Hicks School of Social Work)