For some, the Covid-19 pandemic means opting for takeout over in-person dining at their favorite restaurant and postponing their summer vacations. But for others, the pandemic means no job, unpaid bills and even imminent homelessness.
That is true of Liliana Hernández, a Los Angeles-area hotel housekeeper laid off in March. “We’re a very vulnerable people right now,” she told America. “We’re afraid we’ll become homeless. Hopefully, our government can do something to help Angelenos and all the people of the United States.”