Dialogue with New York City: The Series on COVID-19 Pandemic Response Desiree Guzman: How did one Bronx hospital care for its COVID patients, their loved ones, and it’s employees? Flora Ferng: How did the City help protect vulnerable New Yorkers from anti-Asian hate crimes in a virtual world? Jamilia Dick – Quashie: What did the City do to ensure the safety of its workers who handled COVID casualties? Katherine Benjamin: When the City shutdown, how did they improve critical digital government services? Lucy Wong : How did NYC increase COVID-19 testing capacity in a matter of weeks? Ovsanna Khachikian: Essential workers needed to work, but who was going to take care of their kids? Rob Domanski: Essential workers needed to work, but who was going to take care of their kids?