“It’s wonderful that these movements are emerging,” said Rocio Rosales, a professor of sociology at UC Irvine who studies informal economies and mutual aid practices by Los Angeles’ immigrant communities. “But it’s really hard to sustain them in the long run if all the members that are helping each other out never rise out of poverty.” 
 
For the full story, please visit https://calmatters.org/california-divide/2020/10/california-mutual-aid-networks-pandemic-relief/.

 

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