A series of detailed reports that look into the life our “essential” workers– those putting their lives on the line to make sure the most vulnerable in the community stay healthy and safe.

Denise Rodriguez, Shabieko Ivy and Sevonna Brown with the fully loaded Sistas Van. Photo Mateo Ruiz Gonzalez for BK Reader.

Through Pandemic and Protest, Black Women’s Blueprint Pulls Up for Women and Families in Need

“Essential Brooklyn” is an 8-part series spotlighting the people and organizations working overtime to lift up their communities through the COVID-19 pandemic. These are the ones who give the most with the least resources. They’re our true essential workers, our community anchors; the ones who often go unnoticed, until you need them…. The ones who have…