“It’s just desolate. It’s not as thriving,” said Hac Tran, who often visited Argyle while growing up.
“It’s really important that the people who build this city to not get left behind,” said Angel Castillo, organizing director for hospitality worker union Unite Local 1.
The costs come from added COVID-19 precautions and testing, as well as lost revenue from lost housing and other fees.
The recorded ceremony aired on the Chicago Mayor’s Office Facebook page and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events’ YouTube channel.
Organizations that attended and provided supplies included New City Church in DuPage County, the Proviso Leyden Council for Community Action, ComEd, among many others.
Dimo’s Pizza has made, sold and donated thousands of acrylic face shields since the beginning of pandemic.
“We’ll make every effort to make sure that we secure and recover every single ballot,” CBOE spokesman Jim Allen said at a news conference. “We don’t think there were damaged voted ballots because those would already be in the scanner.”
“Por mucha precaución, nos hemos asegurado de que nuestra Guardia Nacional esté simplemente en un estado de preparación”, dijo Pritzker.
State posts National Guard personnel at McCormick Place “to be ready to respond if needed,” but the city currently has no plans to deploy them.