The pandemic triggered a new business model in the Chinese community: customers ordering via ad hoc WeChat groups from self-designated delivery workers, who would go out to buy and deliver groceries. But competition has increased.
The loss of a coaches-pitch baseball game here or high-school track meet there is, for sure, a minor tragedy. But it is not an insignificant one.
While it’s safe to bet against both Gayot and James, there’s no such thing as a sure thing—especially not this year, when traditional campaigning has been shelved, most voting will be by mail and many voters are distracted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Advocates and providers say many more families need intensive ongoing support to avoid a return to shelter amid an historic homelessness crisis — even before the COVID-19 outbreak forced thousands of low-income breadwinners out of work.