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.
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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.