The Somerville Licensing Commission seeks the public’s assistance in disseminating the Commission’s requirements for outdoor dining in Somerville restaurants. These requirements are intended to assist patrons in behaving responsibly, to help keep other patrons, the general public, and restaurant workers safe in this time of pandemic.
Some of the many ways people are safely advocating for workers, renters, incarcerated people, artists, and other vulnerable populations.
“It was sort of testing the water with it, seeing what [evictions] they can get away with. This legislation stopped folks in their tracks before it caught on.”
“People are still getting deported. It’s a pandemic, and they are tearing apart families for nothing.”
These photos are of Massachusetts, and specifically some of the many brave people who are working through the crisis. They haven’t asked for attention or applause, but they certainly deserve our recognition and appreciation.