June 29, 2021
As the community reopens, StarVista’s San Mateo County Pride Center discussed its reopening plan and COVID impact on members in an article from the San Mateo Daily Journal.
“Like many during the pandemic, clients of the San Mateo County Pride Center faced housing and food insecurity, unemployment and mental health strains, compounding existing hurdles related to their identities and forcing the Pride Center to respond quickly. ‘Living through a pandemic was an unexpected tragedy that was thrust upon us all. Many of the LGBTQ community were already living precarious lives having been pushed to the margins of society. The pandemic only worsened our outcomes,’ Frankie Sapp, director of the Pride Center, said…”