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Death reports show coronavirus hit San Jose’s poor, Latino neighborhoods hardest

“This data is pretty devastating but it’s not completely shocking given the racial disparities in our country,” said Matthew Warren, a staff attorney with the Western Center on Law and Poverty. “It’s no secret that the neighborhoods on the east side of San Jose have not benefited from the same resources as the rest of Silicon Valley. They’ve suffered from systemic disinvestment for a long time. They probably aren’t poised to weather the current pandemic as easily as other parts of the valley, from an economic or health standpoint.”

Death reports show coronavirus hit San Jose’s poor, Latino neighborhoods hardest