Generation C? What experts are saying about kids born into the coronavirus pandemic
Pandemics like coronavirus can be generation-defining events, but experts say it's too early to create a label for those coming after Gen Z.The global health crisis could go down in history like a war of sorts — a major factor called a period event that demographers use to help define generations, according to Pew Research Center. For Gen Z, (usually defined as those born between 1997 and 2012) "coronavirus is the generation-defining moment," according to Jason Dorsey, president of the Center for Generational Kinetics, a research and strategy firm focused on Gen Z and millennials.
A nonprofit organization is connecting local families to their incarcerated loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic.
Back in March, the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision suspended in-person family visits with inmates at all facilities due to COVID-19.
Advocates say because of this, some families are not able to afford to mail care packages to their incarcerated loved ones.
Soffiyah Elijah is the executive director of Alliance of Families for Justice. Through donations and grants, her not-for-profit has raised $20,000 to pay for care packages delivered to people behind bars.
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"It's extremely important for families to maintain close ties," Elijah said. "Many studies show to reduce going back to jail, they have to maintenance close family and community ties."
Betty McFadden received a $50 stipend from the organization, which has so far helped 400 families throughout New York.
The Alliance of Families for Justice is now trying to raise money to continue its efforts during the pandemic.
A beginner’s guide to cruise line loyalty programs .
You’re reading The Points Guy so you’re obviously interested in leveraging elite status for better travel experiences and VIP treatment. If you’ve mainly focused on airline and hotel loyalty programs, cruise line programs may at first surprise you. Depending on the line you sail, the entry status tiers may not seem all that exciting at …Depending on the line you sail, the entry status tiers may not seem all that exciting at first. But, high enough status can really improve your cruise experience (think: priority access to check in, boarding, tenders to shore — especially important if you’re sailing a megaship — and debarkation).