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COVID-19 UPDATE: RESOURCEFUL & ARTSY LINKS TO VISIT WHILE YOU SELF ISOLATE

Updated: Mar 17



:) Hello all! We hope you and your family are doing well! While this is a very unexpected and unsettling experience, we thought it'd be best to give you resources to better your circumstances during this time. Also, included are FUN links to make the days more enjoyable. Whether you'd like to watch a documentary or know where the nearest food bank is, we are here to help! Visit this post frequently, as we will update it with new resources as much and as often as possible!


In addition to the links we've posted, we are offering you all an opportunity for one-on-one virtual mentorship. By clicking here, you can sign-up for a 30 minute session to discuss anything you'd like (ranging from a general check-in to anything photography/digital media related to college apps).


!!B A S I C - P R O T E C T I V E - M E A S U R E S + ADVICE FOR THE PUBLIC!! The link above is brought to you by the World Health Organization.



RESOURCEFUL LINKS ⇩⇩⇩


NEED HELP WITH NECESSITIES? - Need food? These San Diego school sites that are still serving meals to K-12 students. - Need wifi? Spectrum offers internet for 60 days if you live in a household with a K-12 or college student. To enroll, call 1-844-488-8395. Visit Business Insider to get more information about Spectrum's offer. - Do you freelance by any chance? If so, here's a way to help yourself as a freelance artist or support others if you don't. - Visit the Employment Development Department of California to see what unemployed and workers benefits look like for you or someone in your family/community. - This can be an anxious time for a lot of us. Here are ways to help combat our anxiety as we isolate. - Going through a 'thing' and feel the need to talk to someone? Never fear, the crisis counselors are near. They are available 24/7 + it's free! Whether your worries are centered around COVID or not, click here to access support at your fingertips.



ARTSY, ENTERTAINING & INTERESTING LINKS FOR ISOLATION

Passing the time away can be hard, which can make the days feel even longer. Here are links to give you more to think about than the outbreak! :)

- Duolingo (learn a language for free) - Virtual Tour of YellowStone National Park - Explore Mars - San Diego Zoo Live Cam - Virtual Art Gallery & Museum Tours - Google Arts & Culture - The Art Institute of Chicago Puts 44,000+ Works of Art Online - Free Online Courses, Audio Books, eBooks, Movies, Coloring Books & More

- Appalachian Media Institute: Social Distancing Film Festival - Social Distancing Festival - Huge Selection of Amazing Photography Projects - The Global Haiku Project


With your best interest at heart, always. Sincerely, - Youth Council Team
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