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As a community we are struggling daily to understand this new normal with life, work and commerce. Everyday is a new challenge, a moving target but we are working on creating new schedules and some normalcy. As a team we wanted to help organize resources for everyone so we built this page. We will continue to add to it over time as we find new items to share. We hope it is helpful for anyone at home with kids, finding themselves out of work or business owners trying to keep the bills paid. 

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Critical Support

All Local Relief Efforts

Federal Government Resource

Information from CDC

New Orleans City Resources

Information for our city leaders

United Way Community Economic Relief Fund

A regularly-updated list of community resources and trustworthy information links related to COVID-19

Louisiana Unemployment Information

Here you can learn about filing for unemployment in Louisiana

School Meals During COVID19

A map of schools serving meals during closures 

Apply for Gig-Workers Relief Fund 

(New Orleans Business Alliance) relief fund to meet the needs of gig economy workers who have been directly impacted via loss of income.  

National Domestic Violence Hotline

AA Online Meetings

More AA Resources
In The Rooms

An Online Addiction Recovery Community

Kids Meals Grab-N-Go Locations

Stay Informed

Everything from explainers to daily news outlets

NOLA Stay At Home 

Except for essential activity

Science Vs. Podcast

Your team of friendly fact checkers that blow up your firmly held opinions and replace them with science.

Next Door

Social Media by Neighborhoods, find yours

Fighting Covid19 Depends on you

Vox video explaining how social distancing works.

How to “flatten the curve”

Washington Post Article to explain the catchphrase of 2020

The Daily NYT Podcast

Podcast updated every day by front line reporters

America Dissected

Podcast from Abdul El-Sayed, a physician and former city health commissioner. Will keep you updated on what you need to know about COVID-19

All Covid19 Coverage

From Vox

Reddit

Has a Louisiana Covid19 page

Drive Through Testing

Some Fun

Keep it 100

WWOZ Live Wire

Is all virtual gigs!

Recreating Classic Album Covers

To include social distancing

Gardening Tips

From a Facebook Group

Spotify Playlist

So many songs about C19

F*ck The Corona Song

Just watch it (yes there is swearing)

Sofa King Fest

Musicians and web cams, who knew?

Dancing Grounds 

You can still groove

Tiny Desk Entries from Louisiana

watch all the entries from NPR's Tiny Desk competition from Louisiana. 

Online Drag Festival

Self quarantined and bored? Watch NOLA’s premier Drag entertainers from home! Live stream via Zoom

Louisiana Brah

some funny, some informative

Upworthy

Delivering you the best of humanity since 2012

All The Facts

Aussies Nailed It

Quarantine Art Club

Get Creative!

Friday Night Shakedown

With Big Freeda!

Art Swap

Something fun to do!

Be Like Him



I'm Getting Hungry

From Restaruants to Emergency Services

Second Harvest Food Bank

How to get food assistance

City Wide Grab-N-Go Locations

From CityofNOLA insta

C19 NOLA Restaurant Guide

Restaurants and hospitality are the lifeline of our communities. Let's all be sure to support them, and show love to the businesses that are able to remain open.

Crawfish

You need it

School Meals During COVID19

A map of schools serving meals during closures 

Hospitality Food Pantry

Providing a free drive-up food pantry for hositality and gig economy workers

The List

Find out which restaurants are open for business, updated daily.

Nutrition Programs for Woman and Children 

safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5

Take Out Covid

Will help you find restaurants

 

Industry Family Meal from Sophia

 

List of restaurants offering delivery and pick up by neighborhood!

(Thanks Badass Balloon Co.)

12 Mile Limit

Baracuda

City Greens

Lets Do Luncheon

Activism

From Sharing to Doing, You Have A Voice

Volunteer NOLA

A shared space for volunteers, people in need and anyone who wants to help our community fight the impact of coronavirus.

Women With A Vision NOLA

Women's advocacy group

Maxine Waters Phase 3 Proposal

Call our Louisiana Congressmen and tell them to support

No Hunger NOLA

Become a food aid volunteer

Feed Hospital Workers

Through a Go-Fund-Me page

Stand in Solidarity

A message from the hospitality community

Sign the petition to save America's restaurants 


#SaveAmericanHospitality

Support Bartenders

Keep the tips rolling people

Sign the petition:

Why is the city ticketing cars and trucks of people trying to work/help?

Instagram Accounts To Follow

For Up-to-Date Information

IndivisibleNOLA

Fighting for progressive values in Louisiana!



Evacuteer

500+ New Orleanians who are committed to helping make sure that no one is left behind

News Not Noise

Former CNN Chief White House Correspondent gives newsy updates.

NOLA Mutal Aid

Raising funds for emergency material support for the most vulnerable

NOLA Small Business Alliance

The official economic development organization for the City of New Orleans.

Dirty Coast

Instagram (it's a self fulfilling prophecy)



Support For NOLA Artists

The back bone of our creative community

Jazz & Heritage Relief Fund

To help our musicians impacted by quarantine, disruptions of income, and other challenges

Preservation Hall Foundation Resources

Is here to provide support and resources for local musicians and artists

SONA
Songwriters Of North America

Lost My Gig Fund

A fundraiser for local musicians

A State-by-State Resource Guide

For music professionals from Billboard

Sofa King Fest

Musicians and web cams, who knew?

Twitch & Soundcloud

You can connect with new fans and get paid

Fans Can Support Artists

Tips from NPR

Support the Scene

We are the scene, and together we can make a difference

Vounteer Form

New Orleans Mutual Aid

Apply for Gig-Workers Relief Fund

From the New Orleans Business Alliance

Out of Work

You're not alone, whats next?

Louisiana Unemployment Information 

Here you can learn about filing for unemployment in Louisiana

U.S. Small Business Administration

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

LA Workforce Commission

To get you through unemployment

Greater New Orleans Inc.

Designed to provide useful resources and information to businesses and individuals in our region.

Small Business Grant Program

From Facebook

Resources For Anyone Out Of Work

From WWNO

Your Money

Tips From New York Times

Entergy

Emergency relief fund for customers in need




Kids & Family

We're here for you!

Resources from Save The Children

Realistic Daily Schedule with Toddler

Story Time!

In sign language

Gentle Parenting 

A cute comic on how to talk to kids about coronavirus 

Kindermusik
Kids + Music

NYT Parenting

Get evidence-based guidance and personal stories that matter to you.

3 Weeks Free at Other Goose

Scholastic Learn From Home

Celebs Reading Books!

Twitter Feed with New Updates

Stay Healthy

For Body and Mind

C19 Self-Assessment Tool

Feeling unwell? Answer these questions to see what you should be doing next

Unlocking Us

Podcast with Brené Brown

Yale University

Offering a free lesson in well-being

Mind-Body Medicine

Reducing stress and restoring hope

How To Stay Fit While Social Distancing

Article from Gizmodo

Staying Sober in a Time of Crisis

Communal Table Podcast

Make Your Own Face Mask

Time to get crafty

Three Dharma Talk Videos

offer guidance for working with our fears, finding meaning in mortality, and cultivating compassion and resilience during difficult times.

Wild Lotus sliding scale online Yoga classes

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