Maureen

Maureen is a college student who works at an assisted living facility. “It was hard not seeing, like, our favorite [senior living] residents that we’d see like every day while we’re serving, um, but now we keep–there’s more appreciation with the residents…they leave like little notes, or like, give us candy.” Interview highlight: “It was…

Daniel

Daniel* is a Nigerian resident that talks about the impact of the COVID-19 virus in Nigeria. “We’ve been at home, let’s say, four weeks now. Food, money, no work, no jobs, no nothing. Everywhere is just…on lockdown. Everyone needs money, everyone needs food to eat. Some Nigerians are even breaking the [stay-at-home] order because, according…

Elizabeth

Elizabeth is a first grade intern at Templeton Elementary School in Prince George’s County, Maryland. “I’ve been working with my mentor teacher and creating the science lesson for my students, [recording the lessons are] kind of like [an episode of] Dora the Explorer, you’re asking questions and no one is answering, which is really weird….

Karen

Karen has a father with stage four stomach cancer and is currently moving. “When [my dad] has chemo, I take advantage of it because he’s stuck in a chair. I miss that. And I feel like that’s time that has been taken away from me that I’ll never get back.” Interview highlights: “[Our moving process]…

Jessica

Jessica is a manager at a D.C. – based coffee company, and also a student at school who graduates in two weeks. She is located in Washington, D.C. and is twenty-six years old. “But I like to think that after this, everyone who’s been here will be just a better leader. Because we’ve all had…

Marjorie

Marjorie is a senior at Salisbury, Maryland. She is studying business management and is a member of a sorority on campus. She works as a leasing consultant and had another on campus job before COVID-19 shutdowns. “Before this all happened, I said I would never miss going to class.” Interview highlight: “Before this all happened,…