In the video, Oscar Rodriguez—owner of Cantarito Molito’s Grill—is seen fighting back tears saying that he doesn’t want to close his doors and urges people to help out in any way they can.
With more than $40 million in federal funds from the CARES Act, Long Beach is now distributing about half to different parts of the community. The other half, more than $19 million, has gone to the city’s COVID-19 response.
Members of more than 20 labor organizations directed traffic and filled trunks with boxes of food and other essentials, including canned goods and diapers.
Durante dos días, miles de inmigrantes indocumentados en California no han podido comunicarse con las organizaciones que distribuyen los $500 en ayuda del nuevo fondo para desastres del estado.
California issues one-time food stamps up to $365 per child to families with children who qualify for free or reduced-price meals at school.
Applications are approved on a first-come, first-served basis until the $75 million in state funding runs out.
We know that social distancing has serious economic costs, and we don’t take these measures lightly. We need to recognize that everyone is making sacrifices to protect one another. The federal government needs to do everything in its power to help families get by while we fight this disease.