Q: How has the crisis affected your everyday life?

A: I am fortunate in that I can pursue many of my volunteer activities online. I now spend almost all time at home, except for jogging, walking, bike-riding, and grocery-shopping.

Q: How has the crisis affected your practice?

A: It’s made me consider new ways to do my work, new ways to reach out to people.

Q: How has the crisis affected you economically?

A: I’m on a fixed income. Ordinarily, that would be a problem, but now I’m grateful for the security of this safety net.

Q: What is the role of culture in a time of crisis?

A: I think culture’s role is to encourage us to think in purposeful new ways about the conditions responsible for the crisis: glaring economic and social inequities, racism, the injustice of artificial barriers, environmental collapse and climate change, the absence of comprehensive public health policy….


Age: 69
Occupation: retired