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2021 Little League Opening Day. Coaches are masked as well as some players. A different time.

Jesse Burkett Little League
Created By: Anonymous; Contributed By: Anonymous
Date: 04/30/2020

S.S “I come from Tanzania. In our refugee camp we had the freedom to go where we wanted in the camp. COVID reminded me of living in a place with fences. It was like there was no opportunity this year. School was very difficult. I think my…
Created By: Anonymous; Contributed By: Anonymous
Date: 4/28/2021

D.N.: “In the DRC (Dem. Rep. of Congo) there is no law sometimes. During COVID it felt like too much rules. I felt scared because disease in Africa is AIDS and Ebola. Almost always death. I never thought it could happen to a country like America.…
Created By: Anonymous; Contributed By: Anonymous
Date: 4/27/2021

T.S.: “I come from Nepal, but my family is Bhutanese. In my country the camp is not clean. My house in Worcester is very nice and clean. I didn’t think a disease could come in my house in Worcester. My mom got COVID in her work. She is ok, but…
Created By: Anonymous; Contributed By: Anonymous
Date: 4/28/2021

S.H: “I worked more this year than in my whole life. I do school and went to Taco Bell to work in the night. People ate more during this year I think. I work 50 hours each week and do my school work as much as I can. My brother lost his job so I…
Created By: Anonymous; Contributed By: Anonymous
Date: 4/26/2021

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This an image of students from the New Citizens Center, a Worcester Public School for refugees and newcomers with gaps in education. This is a picture of the first week back in-person. Only computers, no paper, masks, and sparse classrooms.
Created By: Daniel Gay; Contributed By: Daniel Gay
Date: 04/01/2021

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The entrance to the New Citizen's center, with signage regarding the usage of masks or face coverings.
Created By: Daniel Gay; Contributed By: Daniel Gay
Date: 5/5/2021

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The exterior of the New Citizen's Center location at The Fanning Building on Chatham St.
Created By: Daniel Gay; Contributed By: Daniel Gay
Date: 5/4/2021

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An image of the inside of the Fanning Building, showcasing the ways in which the school is ensuring that students are social distancing. The highway has direction signs as well as locations to indicate proper distances between people.
Created By: Daniel Gay; Contributed By: Daniel Gay
Date: 5/4/2021

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An interview with Daniel Gay, a teacher with the New Citizen's Center, discussing their program and how the pandemic has influenced him, his students and the ways in which he teaches.
Created By: Sam Sands; Contributed By: Sam Sands
Date: 5/7/2021
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