Job losses, evictions and utility cutoffs: Being poor amid COVID-19 outbreak

Demetrice Taylor works as a clerk at 7-Eleven in downtown Richmond, but with schools around the state closed for at least two weeks, she said that’s about to change. “Yeah I’m quitting,” she said as she walked down the street with her 4-year-old daughter who attends a public pre-school, “because my kids come first.” Her … Continue reading Job losses, evictions and utility cutoffs: Being poor amid COVID-19 outbreak