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James is a health intern at CalMatters. He is a junior at Harvard University studying government and East Asian Studies. Prior to joining CalMatters, James was an intern on The Hill’s healthcare team. While at school, he covers the Faculty of Arts and Sciences for the Harvard Crimson and serves as co-chair of the Crimson's Diversity & Inclusivity Committee. He is from Portland, Oregon.
As pandemic shutdowns intensify, more than a third of jobs in three California industries that rely on events — sports, performing arts and catering — have already disappeared. And they’ve been slower to recover than the state workforce as a whole.