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Special research coming to Louisville to help communicate with immigrant community during COVID-19 outbreak

Metro Government was one of 12 city governments and non-profits from across the country to be selected by New American Economy to receive tailored research.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — New research will be coming to the Louisville to help communicate with the city’s growing foreign-born community during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Metro Government was one of 12 city governments and non-profits from across the country to be selected by New American Economy to receive tailored research.

“The COVID-19 crisis hits everyone hard but it’s especially challenging for many members of our international community, and particularly our refugees,” Fischer said. “Many of these Louisvillians have fled war or famine in their home countries, and now they arrive here and face a pandemic.”

The research will help city officials produce culturally sensitive emergency response measures and other communication tools.

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