“That is an attack on diversity here in Everett—we are not going to allow that.”
“We didn’t reinvent Ed Markey, we told the truth about his record.”
“I noticed a guy cleaning the surfaces, I assume they do it every time someone leaves. I don’t feel unsafe … they all seem to be doing the right thing.”
"I’m comforted by the fact that we’re outdoors and there’s less confined space."
“I wasn’t too personally worried about getting coronavirus, mostly because I assumed I was going to be positive at some point. It wasn’t for me personally a question of if, it was more a question of when.”
“Quite honestly, a whole group discussion in the classroom was hard for some kids, so a whole group discussion on a Zoom session is like impossible.”
“We were realizing what a big problem this is. We needed to take a larger, more system-based response to it.”
“We did this based on our moral obligation and our mission because our focus is on addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health and in healthcare.”
“It’s really important to remember that a lot of the behaviors that existed prior to this are not going to stop because of this, especially when we talk about addiction ... The risk of relapse increases as social stressors around you kind of pile on."
Now, the New England School of Photography is shutting its doors for good, just a little over two years after it moved its operation from downtown Boston to Waltham. “If you were trying to become a full-time photojournalist, this is one more obstacle."