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The COVID-19 pandemic took full force just a few months after The Equity Center hired its first staff members. Although newly created, The Equity Center used its resources to advocate for, and co-create with community partners, an equitable response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Charlottesville's Frontline Workers

Data analysis about frontline and essential workers in our region, done in support of the Frontline Workers Fair Treatment Charter

COVID-19 Frontline Workers Charter

The Frontline Workers Fair Treatment Charter was developed as a collaboration between The Equity Center, Network2Work at Piedmont Virginia Community College, and the University of Virginia’s President’s Council which is comprised of Charlottesville community leaders. 
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To Be a Good Neighbor

This document, written at the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, responds to the question that Universities must ask: How can we be a good partner in the current pandemic?