Pandemic Hit UW Odyssey Hard

Odyssey participants and staff video conferencing

“This crisis highlights economic inequities. To meet online with Odyssey’s class of 2020, we delivered rented laptops to students dependent on libraries to connect. But how can students focus on Socrates and Toni Morrison when they’ve lost their jobs, have hungry kids home from school, are trapped in small apartments with abusive partners, can’t pay for medications, lack gas in their cars to reach food pantries, or are fighting severe depression?”