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Jobless women of color face more problems than just their benefit expiry


Jazzmin Kamau was laid off twice because of the coronavirus crisis. She’s desperate to get back to work, but fearful of the loss of her federal benefit. Isabella Travieso, who’s searching for a job while suffering from coronavirus, says she can’t give the care her vulnerable relatives need. Gina Schendzielos, a Colorado mom of six, says the $600 benefit saved her family. Now she says she doesn’t know what to do.