A large mural and a series of posters celebrating essential workers. Painted portraits of real people. Collectively they will highlight the resilience and diversity of the city. Viewers will be able to scan a QR code below each figure to see a short documentary film in which the workers will introduce us to their world, their work and their dreams for the future. Meet the workers here and come back for updates as the project takes shape.

Adam Lopez
Longshoreman Red Hook Terminals

Ah Bao
Shoe Repairman and Knife Sharpener

Carlos Montanez
Director of The Mobile Market food distribution program at Henry Street Settlement

Carolin Herrera
Postal Worker

David Van De Carr
Respiratory Therapist at Mount Sinai Morningside Medical Center

Edwiges Luna Ozorio
Tamale Maker and Vendor

Fernando Lopez
Proprietor of Factory Tamal

John Agro
Supervisor Red Hook Container Terminals

Lowely Cheung
Union Electrician

Michael Paul Britto
Counselor at Forsyth Satellite Academy High School and Artist

Renee King

Sean Heron
New York City Ferry Worker

Silvia Astudillo
Home Healthcare Aide

Tonia Ifell
UPS Delivery Worker