Community Resources

FOR YOUNG PEOPLE


Self

“At Home” Family Resources from Common Sense
Common Sense provides resources to help you stay engaged and entertained while attending school from home.

NESCA Recommendations
Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children & Adolescents (NESCA) gives tips on creating positive and productive environments in our homes.

CDC Recommendations: Managing Stress
The CDC provides tips on coping with stress in a healthy way that will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

How to Practice Social Distancing
MIT Technology gives advice on what you can do when circumstances force you to be out and about during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Preventing Loneliness While Social Distancing
From Scientific American, here’s advice for preserving your mental health while avoiding physical proximity.

Facebook: Taking Care of Your Emotional Health
Facebook’s COVID-19 Information Center provides 5 tips and resources on how you can focus on your emotional health.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1.800.273.8255)
The Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention, and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

 


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Education/Learning

Free Wifi-Access
Charter offers free access to Spectrum Broadband and Wi-Fi for 60 Days for K-12 and College student households.

Scholastic Learn From Home
Scholastic Learn From Home provides students K-9th grade 20 days’ worth of active learning journeys designed to reinforce and sustain educational opportunities.

Khan Academy
Khan Academy provides free lessons in math, science, and from kindergarten through college. Students can use their exercises, quizzes, and instructional videos to learn and master skills.

PBS At-Home Learning
PBS provides students Pre-K through 12th grade with free access to educational PBS daytime programming designated for each grade level.

Los Angeles Public Library E-Card
Get immediate access to the Los Angeles Public Library digital collections, including e-books, movies, music, and podcasts, with a free e-card.


Community

One Degree COVID-19 Resource Guide
One Degree started a Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay specific resource guide to address the urgent need to create one place to find essential community resources, such as Food Support, Homeless Support, and Financial Support.

211
211 is the most comprehensive source of locally curated social services information in the U.S. Call, text, or chat who can connect you with services and resources, including employment and education opportunities, shelter and housing options, and health care information.

LGBTQ+ Youth
If you are a foster youth who identifies as LGBTQ+, the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services is committed to promoting a safe and encouraging environment where you can thrive, regardless of your sexual orientation or gender-identity and expression (SOGIE).

Morningside Community Resource Center
The Morningside Community Resource Center offers several FREE resources, including a food pantry, medical insurance specialists, and health education classes.

FOR EDUCATORS


Self

“At Home” Family Resources from Common Sense
Common Sense provides resources to help your students or children stay engaged and entertained while attending school from home.

NESCA Recommendations
Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children & Adolescents (NESCA) gives tips on creating positive and productive environments in our homes.

CDC Recommendations: Managing Stress
The CDC provides tips on coping with stress in a healthy way that will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

How to Practice Social Distancing
MIT Technology gives advice on what you can do when circumstances force you to be out and about during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Preventing Loneliness While Social Distancing
From Scientific American, here’s advice for preserving your mental health while avoiding physical proximity.

Facebook: Taking Care of Your Emotional Health
Facebook’s COVID-19 Information Center provides 5 tips and resources on how you can focus on your emotional health.

Teach For America: Mental Health Resources for Educators
Teach For America has put together a few health and wellness resources for teachers, from worksheets and educational games to articles and tunes.


Education/Learning

Scholastic Learn From Home
Scholastic Learn From Home provides students K-9th grade 20 days’ worth of active learning journeys designed to reinforce and sustain educational opportunities.

Khan Academy
Khan Academy provides educators resources on how to set up their classroom for distance learning as well as provides professional learning webinars on topics such as tips for effective remote learning and how to engage and motivate students.

Teaching Theatre Online
Originally created by Dr. Daphne Sicre of Loyola Marymount University, this Google Doc on tips and resources for teaching theatre classes online.


Community

One Degree COVID-19 Resource Guide
One Degree started a Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay specific resource guide to address the urgent need to create one place to find essential community resources, such as Food Support, Homeless Support, and Financial Support.

Facebook Group: Teaching During COVID-19
This Facebook group serves as a resource for teachers to share lesson ideas, student connection ideas, and to support each other as educators face something in education never experienced before.

SOCIAL JUSTICE


Learn

PBS: Asian Americans
Watch this PBS series on the history of identity, contributions, and challenges experienced by Asian Americans.

PBS Kids: Talking to Children Authentically About Race and Racism
PBS Kids for Parents hosts an important conversation about how you can talk with young children about racial injustice and violence against Black people.

CASEL CARES: Owning Your Power to Raise Kids Who Challenge Racism
CASEL CARES hosts a heart-to-heart conversation around the pain and struggle of being a parent and the work required of us to mitigate racism starting at home.

History: Hispanic & Latinx History Milestones
A timeline of notable events in U.S. Hispanic and Latinx history, from early Spanish colonialism to civil and worker rights laws to famous firsts to recent Supreme Court decisions on immigration.

NPR's "'Model Minority' Myth Again Used As A Racial Wedge Between Asians And Blacks"
Read how the perception of universal success among Asian-Americans is being wielded to downplay racism's role in the persistent struggles of other minority groups, especially black Americans.

Greater Good: "How Anti-Latino Rhetoric Hurts All Americans"
A 2017 article featuring an on-going study that suggests American society would be stronger and safer if it embraced people of all ethnicities, especially the Latinx community.

WATCH: Daniel Dae Kim Testifies Before U.S. Congress
Actor Daniel Dae Kim speaks to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties to discuss the rise of Anti-Asian hate.

NMAAHC's "Talking About Race"
The National Museum of African American History & Culture provides tools and guidance to empower your journey on talking about race and inspire conversation.

Nadine Burke Harris: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime
California's Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris leads a TED Talk as she explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.

Baratunde Thurston: How to Deconstruct Racism, One Headline at a Time
Writer, comedian, and commentator Baratunde Thurston leads a profound, thought-provoking and often hilarious TED Talk as he reveals the power of language to change stories of trauma into stories of healing — while challenging us all to level up.


Join

Inner-City Arts' Social Justice in Learning Spaces Series
Our Social Justice in Learning Spaces workshop series brings socially just practices to the forefront for educators and parents/guardians interested in increasing their comfort in this conversation. Participants discover how to integrate these methodologies in a safe and authentic way. Please contact pd@inner-cityarts.org to express your interest in joining a future workshop.

Free Bystander Invention Training
Hollaback is a non-profit working to end harassment in all forms. They offer free resources and training to respond to, prevent, and intervene in instances of harassment.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Make your efforts local by lending support to the Los Angeles chapter of Asian Americans Advancing Justice


Support

GoFundMe's #StopAsianHate Campaigns
Learn more about various fundraising efforts to support and defend the AAPI community

GoFundMe's Justice and Equality Cause Fund
The Justice + Equality Fund aims to address both urgent needs as well as broader, systemic issues tied to systemic racism. Donations will support organizations focused on pretrial system reform, racial justice, and law enforcement reform.

Latino Community Foundation: Love Not Fear Fund
LCF's Love Not Fear Fund will support grassroots Latino-led organizations, serving rural communities with strong ties to the undocumented Latino families they serve.


Get Help

Inner-City Arts Wellness PSAs
Work of Art Enterprisers created free artistic resources for families and educators to inspire hope and improve mental health.

LACDMH's Wellness Apps for Teens (and Adults)
The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health provides a list of mental wellness apps, including meditation and support.

This is an evolving space. If you have a resource that might make this page more inclusive, please share your idea at communications@inner-cityarts.org. Thank you for your help.

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