On Saturday morning, Disneyland workers and followers gathered for a rally exterior the theme park in Anaheim, Calif. in an effort to urge Gov. Gavin Newsom to concern reopening orders.
More than 20 folks got here collectively, asking the state to enable the reopening of Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood. Most attendees wore masks and maintained social-distancing, in accordance to footage from CBS Los Angeles.
“The cast members have at all times been right here to help us and make us have time and we want to help them,” stated Disneyland fan Jennifer Grafius in an interview with CBS Los Angeles. “It’s our flip to be out right here hitting the pavement to get their jobs again.”
Both theme parks have been closed since mid-March, however their purchasing and eating districts have been opened because the summer time with approval beneath the county’s case tier system.
The battle to reopen Southern California’s theme parks got here to a boiling level in September when Disney demanded Newsom to present reopening protocols. When the governor refused to budge, the corporate introduced itwould lay off greater than 28,000 workers amid the continued pandemic.
Gov. Newsom responded tothe announcementduring a press convention, saying he was in “no hurry” to reopen the parks.
There have been no reported circumstances of COVID-19 linked to the Florida theme parks that reopened in July.
“If Walt Disney World can open safely, so can we,” stated one other fan, Jessica Grafius. “This is proof we will social distance; we will put on masks and we might be secure. We can open our glad place for many individuals. This is the place we go to neglect about our each day issues and struggles. It brings so many individuals pleasure, and I do know Walt would need us to reopen.”