“Quite honestly, a whole group discussion in the classroom was hard for some kids, so a whole group discussion on a Zoom session is like impossible.”
One pandemic event had attendees from Germany, South Africa, and Hawaii: “people were up at like three in the morning to come here, or a version of coming, to hear this author.”
“People are recognizing that we artists live off this to a higher degree, versus the assumption that we do this just for fun.”
Countless tipped as well as hourly wage workers have seen their earnings slashed or vanished. Still, through it all, many local restaurants are providing meals to fellow restaurant workers who are impacted.
With her first 100 days in office coinciding with the COVID-19 crisis, Boston City Councilor Julia Mejia perseveres in the interest of most vulnerable, disconnected populations