Marisol is 19 years old and lives in Denver, Colorado with her family consisting of her mum, dad, two brothers and one of their girlfriends and two dogs. Marisol goes to school and works part time at a fast food restaurant. Before the pandemic, she used to also volunteer at a student and family outreach programme in her neighbourhood. Since the stay at home order in the state of Colorado, she has not been able to go to school or volunteer. Marisol used to spend her time going out with friends to eat, watch movies or visit the mall.

“For a while it had me really down, during lockdown it felt like, not only can I not get out of my house I also can’t get out of my head…with restrictions lifting i was able to lift my spirits.”