TRU Colors Brewery takes a new approach at fighting street violence by employing active gang members.
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor
Tens of thousands of Afghan refugees fled the Taliban’s takeover last month. Now, they’re looking for somewhere to settle down, including here in the U.S. But it’s not as easy as walking off a plane. Correspondent Laura Chavez shows us how a refugee center in Texas is preparing for the surge of new arrivals and what happens after refugees step inside.
Balancing the COVID Checkbook
The coronavirus pandemic is far from over. But much of the pandemic financial aid has now expired. The federal government isn’t sending more stimulus checks, the federal eviction moratorium is over, federal unemployment benefits have expired, and student loans are coming due in just a few months. Soledad talks to an expert from the Brookings Institution about what happens next for those who are still struggling.
COVID Headlines From This Week:
- Children now make up 29 percent of all new COVID cases in the U.S.
- A FDA advisory panel rejects plan to offer Pfizer booster shots to most Americans.
- A Pew Research study finds a gap in vaccination rates among political parties.
Pour Me A Cold One
Buy a beer; help stop gang violence. A brewery in Wilmington, North Carolina isn’t just crafting a new lager, but also new opportunities for those in their community. Correspondent Jessica Gomez introduces us to the brew masters of TRU Colors.