Voting Resources & Actionable Items

We Got The Vote

https://wegotthevote.org/

Donate to help pay off poll taxes for people who have served their time so they can vote.

Better Know A Ballot

https://www.betterknowaballot.com/

State by state voter information.

Power the Polls

https://www.powerthepolls.org/

Postcards to Swing States

https://postcardstoswingstates.com/

Resources & Information

Financial Relief for Film & Entertainment Workers 

https://www.voiceoflawrence.com/financial-relief-entertainment-industry/

American Federation of Musicians: 

https://www.afm.org/covid-19/

 

Directors Guild of America: 

https://www.dga.org/The-Guild/Coronavirus-Resources-and-Updates.aspx

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees: 

https://www.iatse.net/coronavirus-update-portal

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: 

https://teamster.org/covid-19

 

SAG-AFTRA: 

http://www.sagaftra.org/covid19

 

Writers Guild of America East: 

https://www.wgaeast.org/covid19/

Writers Guild of America West:

https://www.wga.org/members/employment-resources/covid-19-resources

NPACT Resources hub

https://www.npact.org/response-resource-hub.html

Artist Relief Organization

https://www.artistrelief.org/

Motion Picture & Television Fund

https://mptf.com/

Field of Vision/Topic Studios Documentary Freelancer Relief Fund

https://fieldofvision.org/relief-fund

American Documentary Artist Emergency Fund

https://www.amdoc.org/create/funds-residencies/

The Actors Fund COVID-19 Resource List/Fund eligibility requirements
https://actorsfund.org/services-and-programs/covid-19-resource-list
https://actorsfund.org/am-i-eligible-help

Freelance Artists Resource Listing

https://covid19freelanceartistresource.wordpress.com/

Sundance Institute Covid-19 Update

https://www.sundance.org/covid19

Sundance Collab

https://collab.sundance.org/

National Endowment for the Arts Covid-19 Resource List

https://www.arts.gov/covid-19-resources-for-artists-and-arts-organizations

International Documentary Association Covid-19 Info

https://www.documentary.org/creators/covid19

Resources for Freelancers:

https://blog.freelancersunion.org/2020/03/11/what-freelancers-need-to-know-about-coronavirus/

CA Sick Leave Information

https://www.laborposters.org/california/49-california-sick-leave-poster.htm

https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/paid_sick_leave.htm

https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/2019-Novel-Coronavirus.htm

DGA Flow Chart of Gov't Support:https://www.dga.org/-/media/Files/TheGuild/Coronavirus-Resources/AEMI-Flowchart-Government-COVID-19-Relief.ashx?la=en&hash=502BBC199498EB7B8B90FFFEC26DC274EC82CDA5

Step By Step Video to file for SBA Disaster Grant

https://bit.ly/2UVXCwL

Unemployment & SBA Aid

International Documentary Association: Filmmaker’s Guide to Applying for US Coronavirus Relief

https://www.documentary.org/creators/covid19

Explanatory Chart of CARES Act Options for Small Businesses

https://www.dropbox.com/s/jjaet3yewv1xsrq/92104024_10115504386746523_1823659056800202752_o.jpg?dl=0


Freelancer's Union: What the CARE Act Means for Freelancers

https://blog.freelancersunion.org/2020/03/30/what-the-cares-act-means-for-freelancers/

Mitch O'Farrell's list of unemployment aid programs for workers in the motion picture & television community:

https://mailchi.mp/lacity/assistance-for-the-unemployed-safe-at-home-order-free-meals-for-lausd-students

LA Times list of Unemployment Aid:
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/business/story/2020-03-24/entertainment-industry-offers-string-of-funds-for-help

 

Volunteering & Donations

Laptop Donations for Computerless Students:

http://www.globetops.com/

Save the USPS

https://www.change.org/p/save-the-usps

FEEL USA

www.feelusa.org

It Takes Our Village - Relief Fund for Film Crews

https://www.gofundme.com/f/ittakesourvillage

New York Cares Needs Volunteers:

https://www.newyorkcares.org/search/projects/results?project=COVID-19


LA Food Bank Needs Volunteers:
https://www.lafoodbank.org/volunteer/

Laptop Donations for Computerless Students:

http://www.globetops.com/

 

Masks for Heros:

www.masksforheroes.com

@masksforheroes

Homestate for Hospitals:

https://www.myhomestate.com/homestateforhospitals/

Mask Making

These are the masks Christian is making:
https://thecraftyquilter.com/2020/03/versatile-face-mask-pattern-and-tutorial/

Here is a different style:
https://sarahmaker.com/how-to-sew-a-surgical-face-mask-for-hospitals-free-pattern/

Mental Health Resources

Top 7 Apps that will help you monitor your Mental Health:
https://www.verywellmind.com/best-mental-health-apps-4692902

 

 


City of Los Angeles Resources

Support for Angelenos during the COVID-19 crisis:

📋 Testing: Coronavirus.LACity.org/Testing

🍴 Meals for seniors: call 213-482-7252

🎒 Info for LAUSD students & families: Achieve.LAUSD.net

📚 L.A. Public Library resources online: LAPL.org

📁 Unemployment & other State resources: COVID19.CA.gov

🔗 L.A. Jobs Portal: LAJobsPortal.org

🏘️ Eviction protections: HCIDLA.LACity.org

❓FAQ: Coronavirus.LACity.org/FAQ

☎️ Call 311 for questions & assistance in other languages

Cancel Rent in Los Angeles - Take action today by:

  1. Calling and emailing your City Council members to urge them to #CancelRent, #CancelMortgages, and #CancelDebt. LA City Council will be meeting virtually on Wednesday, April 22nd at 10:00 am to discuss emergency measures. See call script below and find who your council member is here.
     

  2. Submitting an electronic public comment in support of measures to protect renters, workers and homeowners. To submit a public comment, visit the public comment portaland enter the Council File Number. Instructions for submitting public comments and sample comments can be found here.  
     

  3. Sharing and reposting video testimonials of LA residents who are jobless and facing eviction if their mortgage payment or rent is not forgiven. You can also share and repost these memes. Help amplify the real hardship that families are facing so that our leaders take urgent action.

Petitions & Actions

Petition to cancel rents in NYC:

https://www.change.org/p/mayor-bill-de-blasio-cancel-rent-for-all-nyc-residents

Save Restaurants & Fix the PPP:

https://www.saverestaurants.com/take-action/

Live Event Coalition - Sign the Petition & Support!

https://liveeventscoalition.com/

TAKE ACTION