Vice President Kamala Harris Explains How Infrastructure Bill Helps Black Families


President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are working to ensure the economical and educational well-being of Black children and their families stays at the forefront of their policies and administration. Last week, the president signed a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill into law that targets areas that were drastically impacted by the pandemic, including education. Students, specifically minority children, were disproportionately affected: According to a January report from Child Trends, 31% of Black households with children experienced three or more occurring economic and health-related hardships as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. And now, Vice President Harris says that this disparity — and many others — will be addressed with the new infrastructure bill.

“We know that this pandemic really did expose a lot of the failures and fractures in our…

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