This report from Vibrant Communities and the Tamarack Institute describes community-based initiatives to meet community needs related to inequities in housing, food, access to services and other social determinants of health during COVID-19.
This report from l’Observatoire québécois des inégalités describes population groups in Quebec at increased risk of contracting COVID-19 due to low income, social isolation, inadequate housing and other systemic inequities.
This commentary article by Joan Benach offers a narrative description of systemic inequities as the cause of the pandemic. The author also offers equity-focused solutions to COVID-19 on a societal level.
This journal article from Rose et al. presents data from England indicating that insufficient income and ethnicity cause increased risk for COVID-19 mortality. The study is meant to inform the development of government control and recovery measures.
This webpage from the Association for Canadian Studies features an online network linking professionals across disciplines and sectors. It also includes an online library of resources to support those addressing the social and economic aspects of the COVID-19 crisis in Canada.
This journal article by Douglas, Katikireddi, Taulbut, McKee and McCartney discusses the economic, social isolation and other adverse effects of COVID-19 social distancing measures on groups who are vulnerable due to pre-existing inequities.
This webpage from the Government of Canada provides links to economic supports for individuals, communities, Indigenous Peoples and multiple sectors for navigating the circumstances related to COVID-19.
This report from the Wellesley Institute describes a survey and subsequent analysis of the accessibility of COVID-19 income support programs and benefits.
This website repository from the Network for the Advancement of Black Communities offers resources related to housing, education, mental health, and other equity implications of COVID-19 for racialized communities.
This commentary article from Think Global Health describes COVID-19 as a syndemic related to increased chronic disease risk due to inequitable income policies.