This week, City Limits’ Spanish-language reporter and editor Daniel Parra talks about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on Latino arts organizations in the city and nationwide.

Adi Talwar

Performers in the Mazarte Dance Company.

Welcome to The Check In, a newsroom podcast from City Limits where our reporters and editors break down the week’s biggest New York City stories, and the reporting behind them.

This week, City Limits’ Spanish-language reporter and editor Daniel Parra talks about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on Latino arts organizations in the city and nationwide. 

Data shows Latino artists are being disproportionately affected when it comes to employment, salaries and access to health insurance, especially compared to white artists. Some of those disparities, like the income that artists of different backgrounds expect to earn this year, existed even before the pandemic. 

Hear the full conversation below.

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