In the News

March 2020

Ahoramismo: ¿Dónde solicitar comida y ayudas económicas por crisis del coronavirus?

Just Jared: Laura Dern Takes Extra Precautions With a Mask & Gloves While Walking Her Dog with Mom Diane Ladd

Gear Junkie: COVID Coalition: How Over 30 Outdoor Brands Are Fighting the Pandemic

Colorlines: Power to the People: 40+ Grassroots Activists Step Up During the COVID-19 Crisis

Food Tank: Saru Jayaraman Talks Fair Wages, COVID-19

The Nation: 12 Coronavirus Funds That Will Help the Most Vulnerable

The Atlantic: The Fact That I Can’t Fix Things Now Is Breaking My Heart’

Yahoo! Finance: Waiters living “tip to mouth” face more hardship in shutdown

Chronogram: How to Help Hudson Valley Restaurants and Service Industry Workers Impacted by COVID-19

Achei USA: Guia completo de auxílio durante a pandemia na Costa Oeste dos EUA

CBS News: Restaurant workers, already living “tip to mouth,” face more hardship in shutdown

Architectural Digest: 12 Ways to Support the Design Community Right Now

La Opinion: Trabajadores sin documentos luchan mientras la economía se detiene

Elite Daily: Here’s How To Help Laid-Off Shift & Gig Workers During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Food Tank: Support These 35+ Organizations Helping Restaurants, Workers, and Farmers Survive COVID-19

The Breakfast Club: Andrew Yang Announces He’s Giving $1M To The People Of NYC

CNN: Andrew Yang’s non-profit to spend more than $1 million to aid working families impacted by coronavirus

The Hill: Andrew Yang nonprofit to dole out checks to 500 households

The Guardian: Andrew Yang: ex-presidential hopeful giving $1m in response to coronavirus

Resonate: Andrew Yang’s Non-Profit to Deliver Over $1Million to Working Families Affected by Coronavirus

CBS News: Andrew Yang’s nonprofit to donate $1 million to families impacted by coronavirus

CNBC: Andrew Yang’s nonprofit giving out $1 million amid COVID-19 crisis, including $250-$500 checks via social media

Yahoo! Here’s How You Can Help Out Restaurants and Their Laid-Off Staff

Resy Blog: How to Help Your Favorite Restaurants — Right Now

Thrillist: 5 Ways to Support NYC Restaurants During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Guardian: ‘I could be on the street’: 100,000 jobs at risk as coronavirus pummels California restaurants

Food & Wine: What to Do When You’ve Been Laid Off from Your Service Job

Forbes: How To Find Money, Keep Your Business Going, And Help Your Employees During COVID-19

VinePair: How to Give Back to Hospitality Professionals Impacted by Covid-19

Travel & Leisure: These Fundraisers Are Assisting Those Affected by Coronavirus — and They Need Your Help

Refinery29: How You Can Help Local Restaurants & Small Businesses Survive The Coronavirus Shutdown

Truthout: Facing Mass Layoffs, Restaurant Workers Demand Living Wage and Paid Sick Leave

Out Smart: Unemployment Help for LGBTQ Bar and Restaurant Workers Affected by COVID-19

The Boston Globe: How restaurants are helping their employees — and how you can get involved

The Denver Post: Denver restaurants lay off employees by the hundreds following coronavirus bar, restaurant shutdown

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Spreadsheets, free meals and Dining Bonds among creative efforts to help restaurants and service industry workers

Architectural Digest: How to Support Your Community During This Difficult Time

Robb Report: Your Favorite Bars and Restaurants Are Closing. Here’s How to Help Them Reopen

Goop: How to Support Kids, Seniors, and Vulnerable Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Democracy Now! Facing Mass Layoffs, Restaurant Workers Living “Tip to Mouth” Demand Living Wage & Paid Sick Leave

Time: As COVID-19 Crashes the Economy, Workers and Business Owners Wonder If Anything Can Save Them From Financial Ruin

Detroit Free Press: How to help others in metro Detroit: Foster a dog, donate money

Yahoo: How To Support Restaurants and Their Workers Right Now

Parade: Serve Your Servers: How to Help Restaurant Workers During Coronavirus Pandemic 

MSN: Emergency Cash Available For Tipped Workers As Restaurants Close To Stop Coronavirus Spread

Los Angeles Times: Resources for restaurants and workers affected by the coronavirus crisis

Food & Wine: As Coronavirus Shutters Restaurants Across the Country, a Swell of Support for Workers Rises Up

Eater: A List of Relief Funds for Restaurants, Bars, and Food Service Workers

Crain’s New York: Gaps in health care make us all vulnerable

Crain’s Detroit: One Fair Wage raising money for emergency relief for service workers.

CBS News: These workers are going without pay during the coronavirus crisis. Here’s how to help.

Business Insider: The restaurant industry is dipping into emergency funds to pay the wages of bartenders and servers stuck in coronavirus limbo — but they’ll need a bigger safety net to weather the pandemic

Bon Appetit: How To Support Restaurants and Their Workers Right Now 

Up Front – KPFA: Out of work: COVID-19 shuts down events and schools, what should be done to help workers?

Wired: Is it Ethical to Order Delivery During a Pandemic

KQED: Low Income People Expected to Be Hardest Hit by Effects of Coronavirus Crisis

Boston Globe: For workers in the time of coronavirus, a troubling choice: work sick, or lose pay?

SF Chronicle: Coronavirus will hit low-wage workers hardest; ‘I won’t be able to pay my rent’

WNYC – The Takeaway: Why Many Restaurant Workers Will Go to Work Sick


February 2020


Grub Street: Why Restaurant Workers Are Protesting New York’s Minimum Wage Plan

Today: This working mom received a $9 paycheck for 70 hours of service – here’s why

The Counter: “If I want to be paid, I have to endure this”: Why restaurant workers say the tip credit is a civil rights issue

The Nation: New York Is Eliminating the Tipped Minimum Wage—Except for Restaurant Workers

Ms. Magazine: Restaurant Workers Demand “One Fair Wage” in New York

AMNY: Restaurant workers rally in Manhattan for a more equal ‘One Fair Wage’ plan

Gothamist: Restaurant Workers Left Out Of $15/Hour Minimum Wage Plan


January 2020


NY Daily News: Time for one fair wage for all: Gov. Cuomo and New York must now uplift restaurant workers too