COVID Recovery ∙ Cash Relief ∙ Economy ∙ Public Health
Cash Relief & COVID Recovery
“Our way of life has been devastated by the pandemic. Accelerating our city’s recovery is critical. New York City has to be the fastest city to come back safely.”
New Yorkers are some of the greatest people in the world. This is why we’ve all sacrificed so much over the past year to keep each other safe. The pandemic has taken a toll on everyone, and even with vaccine distribution starting, it’s going to take a while to get back to normal.
The economy is hurting but, more importantly, families and individuals are hurting. Unemployment is unacceptably high, and we need to figure out how to keep people in their homes.
We need to have the right leadership and a comprehensive plan to get our City back on its feet.
The pandemic has been most devastating to the most vulnerable New Yorkers. This means we must tackle poverty and homelessness in a meaningful way, and prevent more families from losing their homes as we face the largest eviction crisis this City has seen. We need to find ways to make the City affordable so that our people can thrive and live sustainably.
It requires a plan to help our small businesses through this trying time, expanding opportunity in the City and creating a more equitable economy.
It means reopening schools and helping our children catch up and deal with the mental health toll that the past year has taken on them.
It’s going to take a herculean effort to distribute the vaccine and address the ongoing public health issues - especially for “long haul” COVID-19 patients - that we are still learning about every day.
And, we can’t forget, it means reviving our restaurants and culture and nightlife, reminding us all of why so many people love the City and the good times that we’ve shared with friends and family here.
A lot will need to be done to recover from the pandemic. Read through the following plans for Andrew’s vision to