Posted by The Poor People's Campaign at Monday, May 25th, 2020 11:40am
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, almost 700 people were dying every day in the U.S. because of the crisis of poverty. And because of this nation’s high tolerance for death, as long as those who are dying are poor and people of color, the national response to this pandemic has only further exposed the country’s distorted morality.
Posted by Felicia Mello at Sunday, May 10th, 2020 2:19pm
More than 3 million students. Hundreds of campuses. A state higher education budget of $36 billion. As we’ve heard so often lately, California is a nation-state, and its system of colleges and universities is equally gargantuan.
Posted by Anyel Z. Fields at Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 9:13pm
A group of LA volunteers have set up a national hotline to help during the COVID-19 pandemic and provide medical supplies to the frontline heroes. Supplies Save Lives are a group of volunteers who have set up a text number to collect donations from citizens, businesses and other places that may have a surplus
Posted by Maggie LePique at Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 1:25pm
As the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers continues to rise, Los Angeles-based LA Face Shields—a group of volunteers made up of out-of-work entertainment industry freelancers—is doing their part
Posted by CalNonprofits at Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 11:40am
The Schools & Communities First Campaign is a powerful coalition of grassroots orgs working to reclaim $12 billion per year to CA’s schools & community services
Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 5:43pm
The Angeleno Card aims to help low-wage hourly workers who had jobs in homes and restaurants, seasonal workers, and other workers such as day laborers, street vendors, or self-employed individuals who are experiencing heightened financial hardship because of COVID-19.
Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 4:11pm
With many businesses experiencing tremendous economic loss, the California Department of Insurance would like to inform and hear from small business owners regarding insurance coverage issues. This will also be an opportunity to learn more details about the Commissioner’s myriad of Bulletins and Notices sent out to insurance companies designed to help protect California small businesses and consumers during this time of emergency.
Posted by Dave Lesher at Monday, April 6th, 2020 6:18pm
CalMatters Capitol reporter Laurel Rosenhall will moderate a chat with Isabel Guzman, Gov. Newsom’s director of the Small Business Advocate office at GO-Biz, about what California is doing to help keep small businesses and entrepreneurs afloat.
Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 11:08pm
Immediately Cancel Rent, Mortgage and Utility Payments, No New Debts.
Cancel rent & mortgage and utility payments through the duration of the public health and economic crisis for all renters, homeowners and small businesses, and ensure a 3-month recovery period.
Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 1:17pm
Healthy LA Coalition hosted a virtual town hall to learn about our demands and to take action in demanding LA City Council pass protections to ensure the health and safety of all of us, NOW!
Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Monday, March 30th, 2020 5:30pm
Last week more than 1,000 nonprofits signed on to a letter to state lawmakers request emergency funding, continued payment on government contracts, specific inclusion in the COVID-19 relief measures in the state budget, and more.
Posted by Ali Lexa at Friday, March 27th, 2020 7:55am
A chat and crisis line for adults 60 years of age and older. The chat line helps older people facing social isolation through warm conversations and providing referrals in case of crisis. Concerned family members may also request wellness calls to their beloved older adults.
Posted by Ali Lexa at Thursday, March 26th, 2020 9:34am
Los Angeles Unified, in partnership with the Red Cross, will continue to provide nutritious meals to all students who need them during the temporary closure of schools. Our 64 Grab & Go Food Centers are staffed weekdays from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Each child can take home two nutritious meals.
Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 7:48am
Grants support immediate response efforts to prevent the spread of the disease, recovery from the effects of the public health crises, and the long-term resilience of nonprofits across California as the state grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects.
Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 12:00am
Our Winter Shelter Program Guide has been updated. The guide now notes that all sites are operating 24-hours and which sites are operating after March 31, 2020.
Posted by Ali Lexa at Monday, March 23rd, 2020 1:47am
Latest Global Updates from the WHO
Posted by Ali Lexa at Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 6:44pm
Press Releases, Executive Orders, Media Advisories, Proclamations, and “On the Record” Column
Posted by Ali Lexa at Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 6:01pm
A searchable database with resources in multiple categories
Posted by Ali Lexa at Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 5:43pm
The Official Los Angeles City Portal with resources and the latest updates from LA City Hall
Posted by Ali Lexa at Saturday, March 21st, 2020 6:28pm
Latest resource information from Kaiser Permanente
Posted by Ali Lexa at Saturday, March 21st, 2020 5:42pm
Free Meals for Children Available at Participating School Sites Throughout California