It feels like the world is falling apart.
Prior to the onset of COVID-19, one in 11 Coloradans worried every day about whether they could afford to put food on the table. Today, with unprecedented unemployment, it’s almost one in three according to a survey by Healthier Colorado.
At first, we had no masks. The plan for social distancing was chaotic at best, nonexistent at worst. Hundreds of angry customers were clamoring to get in.
It should not take a national uprising for those in positions of power to recognize their long-standing history of neglect or outright violence against our communities, and it certainly shouldn’t take communities of color banding together to make sure we hear from the people who want to make huge, sweeping decisions that impact our lives and our families.