“We live in the United States of America, and to see how many people have issues with food [is] just unbelievable.”
“It’s very reasonable, it’s very measured, it’s not going to stop anyone from getting their favorite vodka or tequila at the liquor store.”
“Low wage workers are actually, literally, afraid for their lives. They need to know they’re not dependent on tips.”
“The new thing that we’re seeing, as a result of the reopening and employers getting some money to bring workers back, is that employers are now asking workers to come back to work, often without many of the protections that would be necessary in place.”
We want to speak with people from other community groups as well, but for now we’re focusing on artists, service industry professionals, freelance reporters, and Chelsea residents.