Spring at La Cocina, a nonprofit incubator for low-income food entrepreneurs, means entrepreneurs ironing out the details of business dreams: how to price menu items, scale up recipes for large batches, and design their ideal restaurants. It’s a hard, creative, and exhilarating process, but getting a spot in La Cocina’s program means the immigrant or […]
As the city shut down in mid-March, dozens of community leaders hopped on a Zoom call to discuss the inevitable. Millions of workers nationwide would be affected by the coronavirus, and members of Jobs with Justice San Francisco, a worker’s rights coalition, wanted to help. They realized the city’s undocumented residents – estimated at some […]
Otero said that one of the hardest requirements to prove is how immigrants were affected by COVID-19.