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COVID-19 NYC RESOURCE KIT

Updated 4/1/2020

 

The resources compiled here center part-time and freelance NYC artists, educators, service workers, and others impacted by cancellations in the face of COVID-19.  We will continue to update this page with more resources and information as we do realize that change are happening to our world hour to hour, day by day.

 

Housing

Emergency Relief for Artists

Theater

Music

Visual Art

Writing

 

Emergency Relief for Service Workers

 

Emergency Relief: POC

 

Relief for Small Businesses

 

Food Access

 

 

Technology Access

 

Legal Aid

Health Care

 

Mental Health Care

 

 

Creative Outlets: Virtual Learning & Activities


Streaming Performances

 

Virtual Museum Tours

 

Digital Library (Explore more than 300,000 e-books and audiobooks, as well as 800,000 historic prints, photographs, maps, and manuscripts for free from the NYPL).

 

Retro and Old School Video Games

 

Art From A Distance (Crowdsourced guide for sharing/creating/consuming/watching art online while physical distancing)

 

Online Classes:

 

Exercise:

 

Crafting Blogs:

 

 

SEL Resources

Here is an article from Cadillac, Michigan that contains some SEL activities to do with kids to relieve stress:

Download the Cadillac News Article Here

Here is a great article from Marc Brackett, social emotional guru, on tips for regulating emotions during these times.  

Download the Article Here

 

Neighborhood-Specific Mutual Aid Networks

 

Bronx Mutual Aid Resources:

Across NYC: http://bit.ly/nyccoronavirus 
Bronx Mutual Aid Network

https://my.bronximpact.org/ to find free or cost-based local resources like medical care, food, job training, education, and more

Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s Mutual Aid 101 #WEGotOurBlock: https://gdoc.pub/doc/e/2PACX-1vRMxV09kdojzMdyOfapJUOB6Ko2_1iAfIm8ELeIgma21wIt5HoTqP1QXadF01eZc0ySrPW6VtU_veyp

Bronx Mutual Aid Network—FAM: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1EXAgeHCNMahBiqrO-cbpjP_CzeE0wyouzZbz1nCXMQk/edit#gid=1975280849

 

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