Employment and the Pandemic

Host Victoria Lucas takes a close look at how the pandemic has impacted employment and job availability in the Philadelphia area. Joining via Zoom are guests Mohona Siddique, Project Manager for the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, and Olivia Lamborn, Project Specialist at Temple’s Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative. Together they discuss what their respective organizations strive to do in the city, the massive loss of jobs due to the pandemic, and how that has especially impacted already-vulnerable populations in Philadelphia.