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Checklist for Racially Equitable PPE Ordering and DistributionApril 24, 2020
DATE PRODUCED: April 23, 2020
THE QUESTIONS IT ANSWERS:
- How am I ensuring the most racially equitable procurement and distribution possible of PPE in my community during this crisis?
With COVID-19 is impacting Black Americans at disproportionately high rates, the homeless response system is one place that disparity can be either deepened or mitigated. Since frontline homeless response workers are more likely to be people of color, ensuring they have access to PPE is one opportunity to advance equity in your system during this crisis. This quick checklist is designed to kickstart your thinking and ensure the most equitable PPE procurement and distribution possible.