Citizens Inn Executive Director Corey Jackson discussed the impact COVID-19 has had on the social-services organization during a video session Tuesday.
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‘Coffee with Corey’ talks COVID-19 impacts in Peabody

PEABODY — While a lot of the commonwealth was able to take a break from dealing with the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the same can't be said for Corey Jackson, executive director of Citizens Inn, a social-services organization in the city that focuses on breaking cycles of hunger and homelessness.

On a video series titled "Coffee with Corey," Jackson discussed on Tuesday the gigantic impact that COVID-19 had on the organization. The executive director said that the organization is seeing people come to the food pantry for the very first time due to loss of housing or employment.

"I think a lot of people got a reprieve and started taking off the masks, started feeling safer doing a lot of things, but in our programs it never really changed from March 2020 to now," Jackson said in Tuesday's installment. "We are still fully …

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