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Houston Dreamer Jesus Contreras on Frontline Health Care Work in the Age of the Coronavirus
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Houston Dreamer Jesus Contreras on Frontline Health Care Work in the Age of the Coronavirus

This week on "The Tent," Houston-area paramedic and Dreamer Jesus Contreras discusses the impacts of COVID-19 on his life.

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Life for many frontline health care workers has changed dramatically this spring as the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep through the United States. Houston-area paramedic and Dreamer Jesus Contreras joins the podcast this week to chat with Daniella and Ed about how COVID-19 has altered his work and affected his community. They also discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s pending decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative and why the country should support Dreamers.

Learn more about the podcast here.

Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Ed Chung is the vice president for Criminal Justice Reform at the Action Fund. Chris Ford is the senior broadcast coordinator for Communications at the Action Fund. Dwayne Greene is the director of Broadcast Communications at the Action Fund. Adam Peck is the senior media coordinator at the Action Fund.

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Authors

Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy

@dgibber123

Ed Chung

Senior Fellow

Chris Ford

Broadcast Manager

Dwayne Greene

Director, Broadcast Communications

Adam Peck

Senior Media Coordinator

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Politics. Policy. Progress. All under one big tent. Produced by CAP Action, “The Tent” is a news and politics podcast hosted by Daniella Gibbs Léger. Listen each Thursday for episodes exploring topics that progressives are focused on.

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