Life Is Unfair, but a Pandemic Rigs It Doubly Against Low-Income Students

Omar Campos is a counselor at Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco’s Sunset District. He has many students who commute from the Mission District and, as a Mission native himself, is deeply aware of the incredible challenges these students are facing due to the pandemic.

This project was supported by the Knight-Wallace Reporting Fellowship and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

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