Piper Hudspeth Blackburn is a graduate student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media and Integrated Marketing Communications and is specializing in Politics, Policy and Foreign Affairs. She covers health care and education policy from the Washington, D.C. bureau.

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COVID-19 Relief Bill Leaves Out Many Domestic Workers

by Piper Hudspeth Blackburn 03-27-2020

Image via  REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Like grocery store workers and first responders, domestic workers occupy a space on the frontlines of the pandemic. While some care for the elderly and people with chronic illnesses in their homes, others face dwindling job prospects, with little savings to stock up on the groceries and cleaning supplies Americans have flocked to stores for.