You may find the term “mutual aid” being used to describe a particular community response or network. What is mutual aid and where did the term come from? How does a mutual aid network work and how can you get involved?
Since COVID-19 took hold back in March of 2020, there have been several different orders and/or guidelines issued by various federal, state and local agencies about where and how to move around safely.
COVID-19 spreads primarily person-to-person from respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs, sneezes, talks or breathes. There currently is no vaccine and the best way to prevent illness is to avoid exposure.
Nothing is more concerning than losing access to food and simple household supplies. If you or someone you know is experiencing food insecurity, please do not suffer in silence. Look to these resources for help.
Our current situation is temporary. But steps we take today can set the stage for going back to the things we love. This high transmission rate CAN be brought under control if we all do these health-focused actions.
This article provides an overview of funding for individual artists and workers, and is supplemented by the dynamic resource directory on this site, where you can find many more listings for funding programs and other resources.
This post includes updates to job numbers and other economic impact information nationally and locally. The weekly regional economic update is from Zach Silk of Civic Ventures. You can find more content by the team at Civic Ventures at their blog, Civic Skunkworks.
The economy simply can’t enter a real recovery until we secure a meaningful pandemic response, and the American people can’t be expected to make it through the economic turbulence that is sure to come without a bold stimulus plan.
Five key workplace safety practices are required for all employers. Employees must practice social distancing, mask up, wash their hands. Workplaces must be sanitized, have a posted plan for worker illness, and include employee education.
This article takes a look at unemployment insurance and the programs to help employers weather the financial impacts of COVID. If you are the owner or manager of a business with employees, then this article is for you.
If you are looking for something easy but powerful to do, consider contacted your elected officials to be sure they understand that you are here and that arts, culture and the creative sectors are vitally important to you, your family, your community and to the local economy.