While that pandemic rages on in our community, the decision to actually strengthen the public health safety net – and other essential municipal services – is being made right now in our nation’s capital and the biggest obstacle has turned out to be the U.S. Senate majority.
California’s EDD system is not working for many Orange County residents suffering unemployment and delays on claims. Residents should seek a bailout from their local government. Orange County should use its $554 million in federal grants for working families. To learn more or support this campaign, please email: email@example.com.
ByPatricia Singer, Keri Kropke and Gina Clayton-Tarvin |
Many children will have to return to daycare requiring bold initiatives. There is likely no vaccine for COVID and herd immunity is years away. There is no relief for this pandemic on the immediate horizon and waiting for a cure is unattainable because science takes time. Our childcare programs will have to be reimagined with flexible thinkers leading the charge. Yet the OC Supervisors have yet to contact anyone in the educational community for assistance. The new normal should be led by campus sanitation specialists who rank in respect to principals and paid commensurate to professionals. Our daily structure needs to be rethought and turned on its head altogether. It’s time.