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Name: Adriean Edwards
Occupation: Heartland Alliance FSS (Family Self-Sufficiency) Program
Location: Chicago

"I had to do the unemployment, go online and do all of that, set up everything for her because she didn’t have a computer at home and…

Anahid Ghorbani
Occupation: Student, Former Media & Research Associate in the Middle East team at Heartland Alliance International
Location: Chicago

"And, you know, I was overwhelmed really by the situation. I was feeling devastated and I didn't…

Betsy Leonard
Senior Director, People and Culture [at the time of the interview, VP of Engagement]
Chicago Areas: Logan Square, Oak Park, Loop

"It's just really, really jarring to think about how something that you something where you think you…

Brandon Whitmore
Age: 31
Occupation: Ready Program at Heartland Alliance
Location: Chicago

"It made me want to do better man in industry leader, and I was told that, you know, God gave me another chance to do right. And that says, I'm not going…

Cedric Frison
Age: 51
Occupation: Outreach Worker for Heartland Alliance
Location: Chicago

"But that's what education is, community. You have to educate yourself on one of these situations instead of just assume or aggressive or saying that…

David James
Occupation: Manages Properties for LGBTQ Senior Friendly Housing
Location: Chicago

"So on a personal level, I think, you know, the first part of it was so surreal, like the idea of just even self quarantining on my own and feeling…

Hai Minh Nguyen
Age: 34
Supervisor of English Language Training, Refugee & Immigrant Community Services
Chicago Areas: Uptown, Belmont Cragin

"And so they're also feeling the pressure of like, how do I learn all the different platforms and…

Jackie Sommerville-White
Age: 59
Occupation: Director of On Board Chicago
Location: Chicago

"I feel that we're working more. OK. Everything is going. Because you still want to stay connected. Although we're socially isolated. But as my husband…

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Jane Bodmer
Age: 26
Occupation: Communications & Content Manager for Radio Chicago
Location: Chicago

"I remember when we first started hearing about it in January and, you know, like we never nobody really took it that seriously here at that…

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Jonathan Castillo
Age: 38
Occupation: Photographer, Visual Artist, & Educator
Location: Chicago

"I was pretty dependent on having access to the programs and there was only a couple of people that I was kind of interacting with outside of the…
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