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.
Emergency Relief for Artists
Emergency Relief for Service Workers
Emergency Relief: POC
Relief for Small Businesses
Mental Health Care
Creative Outlets: Virtual Learning & Activities
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)
Here is an article from Cadillac, Michigan that contains some SEL activities to do with kids to relieve stress:
Here is a great article from Marc Brackett, social emotional guru, on tips for regulating emotions during these times.
Neighborhood-Specific Mutual Aid Networks
Bronx Mutual Aid Resources:
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