That San Joaquin County received $74 million dollars in May of 2021 and will receive $74 million more this month from the federal government to address the impacts of the Covid 19 pandemic? We need your help to ensure these funds help kids effected by the Covid 19 pandemic.
has been meeting since September to examine the impacts of the pandemic on children and youth. This group has broad participation from leaders in education, the medical community, mental health community, and nonprofits from across the county.
A survey of registered voters from across the county was distributed asking who they felt was most impacted by the pandemic and how they believed this money should be invested. The results confirmed that the public believes that children and youth are one of the most impacted groups and 93% supported directing the funding to relieve the impacts to children.