Roseland Relief Fund
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Just like so many other municipalities across the state, Roseland was thrust into the COVID-19 pandemic with a sense of shock, surprise, and sense that this would only last a short while and then all would return to normal. As we all realized together, it was going to take more than a few weeks to return to our pre-COVID lives. And so, in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, the saying that necessity is the mother of invention certainly became the theme for Roseland and so many local governments across the state.
One of the first actions that Roseland took was to set up what they called the Roseland Relief Fund. At the beginning of the pandemic it was clear that COVID-19 would financially impact citizens. No matter what someone’s financial situation was before the pandemic, they may be faced with the grim truth that they possibly could be furloughed–or worst case–laid off.To continue reading this article visit page 8 (with subscription).To continue reading this article visit page 8 (without subscription).