World Central Kitchen NYC Fundraiser
Help us reach our goal of $5000 to get meals to our friends and neighbors in NYC.
Groups from R&A
Groups and Communities from R&A Colleagues and Friends
Low fee online therapy sessions for those on the front line. Healthcare professionals, first responders, grocery store employees, and those out there serving us during this pandemic – we thank you. You are doing your part. We’d like to do ours, by supporting you with short-term, reduced fee sessions. Therapists have volunteered from every state, including Courtney Rennicke & Rachel Bloom from Rennicke & Associates. So if you know someone on the front line – let them know support is out there for them.
Donations of sustenance:
Donations of time, skill and heart:
NYC This is a guide for New Yorkers to: i) contribute to the fight against the Coronavirus and; ii) ensure that no neighbors remain in need in NYC during this crisis and iii) recommend ideas to policy-makers/civic leaders (pg 8). Crowdsourced initially from a small group of City and nonprofit employees, this resource needs your help to be kept up to date. Thank you for contributing your time, effort and financial resources where possible. And please share widely! If there are any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rennicke & Associates online workshops:
Online workshops from R&A Colleagues and Friends:
Heal Haus: ($20/month) HealHaus has combined diverse healing modalities and practitioners under one roof to provide people with an inclusive space focused on holistic health and wellness. They are committed to building a community that is dedicated to changing the stigma attached to healing.Heal Haus will be launching our online programming March 23-29 with live streaming opportunities for yoga, meditation, private sessions, and workshops. For studio updates, new online schedule and more, please scroll down and subscribe to our Email List.
As COVID-19 sweeps the globe, it’s hard to know where to turn or what to think. Hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers, TED Connects: Community and Hope is a free, live, daily conversation series starting at 12pm EST featuring experts whose ideas can help us reflect and work through this uncertain time with a sense of responsibility, compassion and wisdom.
Tips and tricks for parents and kids:
Common Sense Media: Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic A one-stop-shop fully resourced with links to family-friendly games and apps that can be used to bolster education, make playtime less stressful, and help parents maneuver the newfound excess of free time their kids are experiencing.
Coronavirus Resources & Tips for Parents, Children & Others Tips from one of America’s premiere charities on a range of COVID-19 related concerns including: tips for helping kids through online classes, ways to connect and be mindful, and resources for businesses and employers.
What You Need to Know about Coronavirus: Red Table Talk with Jada Pinkett Smith – You’ll recognize Will and Jada, they’ll recognize Willow and Jaden. Either way, this Red Table Talk offers a glimpse into one family’s struggle to understand the spread and consequences of COVID-19. This video is an educational, kid-friendly gathering space for all members of the family.
Words to guide us:
The power of the stories we tell to help us name and organize our experience. These are works that have been helping us feel seen and that has allowed us to see others:
How Coronavirus Exposes the Great Lie of Modern Motherhood The lead editor of the NYT Parenting takes a step back from the panic of today’s times to deliver a sensitive and informative look at the evolution of motherhood and maternal guilt. Through vulnerable self-disclosure and tons of illuminating historical evidence, this article helps us remember that despite all the burdens they take on, moms are just people too.
The Coronavirus is Disaster for Feminism Feminism in a time of Corona. This article offers an intersectional look at the sociological effects of COVID-19, and shines a light on just how shaky the foundations of gender equality are.
Returning Once More to A “Little House in the Big Woods” Author of “My Life in Middlemarch”, Rebecca Mead, paints a brief but intimate portrayal of her adolescent son’s return to the comforts of childhood. With references to the ‘simpler times’ of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s prairie days, and indeed, the simpler times of our own pre-Corona lives, Mead fills us with nostalgia and allows us permission to take pleasure in the moments of connection that blossom now, where they otherwise may not have.
Now Is The Time to Cultivate the Art of Sitzfleisch Sitzfleisch is the power to endure or persevere in an activity, even when that activity is staying home. Read and relate to one New Yorker’s commentary on her own restlessness during this time of self-quarantine.