It Has Been a Year.
Natalie Delgadillo and Rachel Sadon, DCist
The change was abrupt for Luz Chavez Gonzales. At the start of the pandemic, the college student’s mother lost her hospitality job. Her two younger siblings also lost work. Her father was already unemployed. Gonzales, 23, became her family’s sole provider almost overnight.
As we stand on the cusp of a new stage of the pandemic, Gonzales and 28 other Washingtonians tell their stories of loss, frustration, and hope.