California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls COVID19 Resources

CCSWG COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to affect California in ways we can anticipate and ways we can not even imagine. Women, we know, are at the heart of the response to this virus, and are making critical contributions from every field and family. During any crisis, the impact on women is enormous. Please explore some of the resources we have gathered below.

Commissioners Answer the Call

Commissioner Holly Mitchell (SD30) has built a robust resource website in English and Spanish focused on District 30 (Los Angeles).Use these resources to assist you in employment support, food insecurity and updates from government entities.To be directed to this website, please click here.

COVID-19 Teleconference Town Halls

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Commissioner Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (AD16) has produced a substantive resource page with statewide and district resources focused on Contra Costa and Alameda. To be directed to this website, please click here. She will have a number of tele-townhall/presentation outreach events scheduled in the coming week using Zoom Webinar w/ livestream to Facebook. 

COVID-19 Teleconference Town Halls

Rossmoor Tele-Townhall on COVID-19 (Localized Senior-focused Event)

When: Thursday, April 2 @ 6:30pm

Format: Moderated discussion w/ experts

Government Q&A (4th – 5th Grade Students)

When: Friday, April 3 @ 10:30am

Format: Q&A with 4th grade guest moderator

Parenting during COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place (Focus for Parents of School-Aged Children)

When: Monday, April 6 @ 2:00pm

Format: Moderated discussion w/ Dr. Christine Carter of UC Berkeley

Commissioner Hannah-Beth Jackson (SD19) is holding weekly teleconference updates and has produced a resources page providing daily statewide updates in English and Spanish and resources for Santa Barbara and Ventura. To be directed to this website, please click here.

COVID-19 Teleconference Town Halls

County Public Health Updates (March 19, 2020)

Listen to a recording of our town halls with county public health officials for a COVID19 update (recording available until April 2)

Santa Barbara: (866) 207-1041, Access code: 8116079

Ventura: (866) 207-1041, Access code: 8665418

Worker Protections (March 25, 2020)

Learn about the differences between Unemployment Insurance, Disability Insurance, and Paid Family Leave, how to determine which program applies to you, and how to file a claim by listening to a recording of our town hall below.

Listen here.

Small Business Resources (April 1, 2020)

Listen here.

Commissioner Lauren Babb has shared a list of  COVID -19 Community Resources covering National, California, SF, Contra Costa, Solano, Humboldt that can be downloaded here.

Commissioner Dr. Shirley Weber (AD79) will hold a tele-town hall on April 9, 2020 from 11 am -12 pm focused on Education During COVID-19. To join, call 636-651-3142 then use access code 7491377. For additional resources focused on San Diego as well as State and Federal guidance from Commissioner Weber’s office, please click here.

 

Domestic Violence

 

If you are concerned about being quarantined in an unsafe home situation or need help, all DV shelter resources are generally available on: domesticshelters.org. The National Domestic Violence Hotline is also available 24/7 at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or 1-800-787-3223 (TTY)

Resources for Families and Children

New York Times -“How to Talk To Kids About Coronavirus”: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/parenting/coronavirus-kids-talk.html

Centers for Disease Control – Helping CHildren Cope: https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/helping-children-cope.html

PBS – 10 Tips for Talking to Your Kids About COVID19: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/10-tips-for-talking-about-covid-19-with-your-kids

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Caring For Children In A Disaster: https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/helping-children-cope.html

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Coping After A Disaster: https://www.cdc.gov/cpr/readywrigley/documents/RW_Coping_After_a_Disaster_508.pdf

LEARNING RESOURCES & ACTIVITIES (FOR KIDS) 
National Gallery of Art – Emphasis on discover, careful looking and artistic self-expression through activities on a variety of subjects on 300 years of art. 
https://www.nga.gov/education/kids.html 

The Andy Warhol Museum – Explore Andy Warhol’s artistic practice and life 
https://www.warhol.org/lessons/ 

Metropolitan Museum of Art – MetKids 
https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/ 

Roald Dahl Museum 
https://www.roalddahl.com/museum/make-stories 

Glazer Children’s Museum 
https://glazermuseum.org/gcmathome 

Frist Museum 
http://fristkids.org/activities-videos 

 
National Geographic Kids Science Lab – SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS, VIDEOS AND ARTICLES : https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/science/science-lab/

National Oceanic Atmospheric Service Kids – SCIENCE ACTIVITIES AND RESOURCES FOR KIDS AND EDUCATORS : https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/kids/

Scholastic Resources – LEARNING EXPERIENCES FOR K-9 : https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/teaching-tools/articles/resources/scholastic-learn-at-home–free-resources-for-school-closures.html

Greg Tang Math – MATH GAMES AND RESOURCES FOR ALL AGES : https://gregtangmath.com/

Frontiers For Young Minds – SCIENCE ARTICLES WRITTEN BY SCIENTISTS AND REVIEWED BY KIDS : https://kids.frontiersin.org/

The Kid Should See This – STEAM, HISTORY, AND CULTURE-FOCUSED VIDEOS FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES : https://thekidshouldseethis.com/

Brainpop – LEARNING TOOLS COVERING A VARIETY OF SUBJECTS : https://www.brainpop.com/

Breakoutedu – IMMERSIVE LEARNING GAMES FOR GRADES K-12 : https://www.breakoutedu.com/

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

National Council for Behavioral Health: https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/covid19/

World Health Organization- Mental Health Considerations During the COVID-19 Outbreak: https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/mental-health-considerations.pdf

National Alliance on Mental Illness: https://www.nami.org/covid-19-

Alcoholics Anonymous Online Meetings: http://aa-intergroup.org/directory.php

PsychHub: https://psychhub.com/covid-19/

California Peer-Run Warm Line: https://www.mentalhealthsf.org/peer-run-warmline/

Business

Sacramento City Express: Webinar Series

A new webinar series that offers local businesses tips and resources to navigate through the pandemic. 

Keep Your Business Relevant During Crisis

Webinar to be held on May 4, 2020 (1:00 PM Pacific Time)