The COVID-19 virus has changed, and continues to change, the lives of children and youth across the world, with widespread and long-lasting consequences. Many children face significant challenges, particularly those from low-income families, those in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, and those who are homeless or have a disability. Child Trends researchers are working to help policymakers, program staff, and parents understand how best to support all children during the pandemic and mitigate the potential harm that this crisis poses to our youngest populations.
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