Brenes & Buik: As students return to classrooms in LA, the voices of BIPOC families — too often absent from the reopening debate — must be heard
As the pandemic began last March, Reyna Frias of East Los Angeles didn’t have a laptop or internet connection for her middle and high school sons to participate in distance learning. Before long, both Reyna and her husband lost their jobs. Eventually, late last year, the whole family contracted COVID-19. It’s no surprise that Reyna’s...
By Maria Brenes and Elise Buik | April 27, 2021