The Middlesex Coalition for Children met on Thursday, 4/9 and information and resources were shared. Here is a list of them for any follow up.
List of links/emails of interest in order they were discussed, roughly:
Financial Assistance Available for Minority- and Women-owned Small Businesses Negatively Impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic (go to Line of Credit section) Minority- and women-owned businesses with 20 or fewer employees can now apply for a zero-interest line of credit up to $20,000 to help them navigate the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 Business Response Program will be administered and underwritten by Hartford Economic Development Corporation (HEDCO). Note – these can be forgivable!
What is ALICE? Families which are Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed.
Connecticut Association for Infant Mental Health has a comprehensive resource guide for all types of providers
Facebook Group: Social Distancing Socials Centers Black Queer Women and promotes joy and rest.
On Point Episode on the Disproportionate Effect of COVID-19 on African Americans
Middlesex Camber of Commerce has great resources and offers help to small businesses
Subscribe to CT Assoc. of Human Service Early Care and Education List Serve
Join the M, W, F Early Childhood Alliance Advocacy Calls: Meeting ID: 910 191 341 One Tap Mobile: +19292056099,,910191341# US (New York)
Join the Early Childhood Alliance Email List and become a member!
From CT Voices for Children in English and Spanish: Q & A Blog Series: Health & Health Care, Q & A Blog Series: Family Economic Security & More, Q & A Blog Series: Childcare & K-12 Education, Q & A Blog Series: Paid Leave & Unemployment Insurance