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Hispanic Community Helps One Another During COVID-19 – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 6/10/2020 at 5:04pm

The local Hispanic community functions within an “economy of caring” as the coronavirus restrictions deplete the resources of many.

“I’ve talked with the key members of the community and they say that they are helping each other,” said Rodrigo Vargas, executive director of El Centro, a nonprofit organization that assists in integrating Hispanic people into the community.

Many families have seen much worse, he said, and due to the job market availability for much of the Hispanic community that includes outside work, some were still employed.

Much of the community have the advan...

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