Public Policy Lab COVID-19 Policy Briefs, Temple University

Posted by Temple University Public Policy Lab on September 22, 2020

Public Policy Lab (PPL) continues its series of conversations with experts on the policy impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are publishing two additional COVID-19 Policy Briefs. PPL’s Policy Briefs provide concise summaries of policy-relevant academic research for policy makers and the public. The newly released briefs examine COVID-19’s relationship to early childhood education and environmental justice:

Unequal Impact: COVID-19 and Early Childhood Education, By Elise Chor, Department of Political Science, Temple University (

Can an Equity Index Promoting an Environmentally ‘Just’ City Help Us Beat Pandemics, Address Injustice, and Prepare Us for Climate Change? By Christina D. Rosan, Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University & Megan Heckert, Department of Geography and Planning, West Chester University (

PPL’s Policy Briefs can also be accessed through the Resources tab on our website ( and through TUScholarShare’s COVID-19 Research Collection (

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