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Al Frente COVID Consortium

College of Liberal Arts

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The Al Frente TX COVID Consortium is an interdisciplinary forum in which researchers share resources, methods, and other vital information regarding the effect of COVID-19 on Latino populations. 

Many of these researchers were in the midst of investigating a variety of health inequities in Latino communities when the COVID- 19 outbreak hit the United States. Soon, everyone knew what they knew: Latinos were in grave danger.  

With a deep understanding of the challenges that perpetually face Latino communities, the researchers of Al Frente TX are also uniquely positioned to offer insight into the particular effects of COVID-19 in rural and remote regions in Texas, including along the hard-hit borders of South and West Texas. Learn more about Consortium researchers’ work and their efforts to support Latino communities during the pandemic.