BKReader: Report: Thousands of Children in Brooklyn Will Experience the Death of a Family Member


April 22, 2020

“Thousands of children in Brooklyn– particularly in neighborhoods with high poverty rates– will have to deal with the loss of a loved one to COVID-19, according to a data analysis by Citizens’ Committee for Children (CCC) New York.

According to the report, the lives of children under the age of 17 will be hugely impacted by the pandemic and its aftermath, despite their lower risk of infection from the COVID-19 virus.”

Explore Related Content