Staying Healthy: Mentally & Physically During / Beyond the Health Crisis (Zoom Recording)
Sponsored by West Adams neighborhood Council
November 14, 10 am until noon
Brenda Ingram, EdD, LCSW
This presentation will discuss the intersection of COVID, racial inequities, and racial unrest to create both individual and collective trauma at higher levels in our communities. Participants will learn about the Community Resilience Model(CRM) and how to use the wellness skills to heal the impact of these enduring traumas. Contact info
Charmaine Shaw, Lifestyle Coach
This presentation will discuss Taking Care of your mental wellbeing through lifestyle changes to improve your mental and physical wellbeing. Contact info
Many underestimate the importance of our mental state of being, especially during this present crisis everyone is experiencing. The last eight months have been extremely challenging for many of us. How well are you coping? Attend to learn coping skills. Physical and mental wellness have a symbiotic relationship.
Adams Blvd Safety Project Website
LADOT Adams Blvd. Safety Programs
LADOT video with an update on the Adams Blvd Safety Project
LADOT is proposing changes to Adams that will improve traffic safety and accessibility for all. Changes may include pavement repair, signal upgrades, bike lanes, lane reduction, pedestrian beacons, pedestrian refuge islands, and other safety treatments.
For more information click here.
LADWP CARES Utility Grant Assistance Program
LADWP and the City of Los Angeles are here to help LA City residents who may be experiencing income loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Low-income residents may be eligible to receive a one-time $500 check in the mail to help pay bills such as gas, cellular phone, wi-fi, internet, and cable television services.
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 22
Apply to be a Public Safety Advisory Committee Members
Metro is continuously working to improve our transportation system and every trip experience for our riders. We are committed to ensuring that we are using safety and law enforcement practices that keep Metro safe for everyone.
Metro is establishing a transit Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC), which will work to review, comment and provide input on how the agency can re-imagine public safety on its system.
If you’re interested in being on a public safety advisory committee now is your time to apply at Metro!
Who can be a committee member?
Committee membership is voluntary and non-compensated. Members should be non-Metro employees that:
- Regularly ride Metro buses or trains.
- Are committed to ensuring that Metro follows best practices for providing transportation that is safe, and feels safe for its customers.
- Bring relevant knowledge and expertise as a resident, advocate for racial justice and/or public safety reform, law enforcement expert, mental health provider or expert, or social services provider or expert.
- Note: Members serving on the PSAC are not required to be US citizens.
The Shower of Hope
Every Wednesday a mobile shower will be available at West Adams Church of Christ. Reverend Raymond Phillips once again has continued to provide the needed services to the unsheltered population living on the streets and in our community.
West Adams Church of Christ
4959 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016
Every Wednesday from 10 am to 2 pm
“It is no news that we are in a Homelessness Crisis and that Los Angeles has over 59,000 people are affected. Of this population, 44,000 are unsheltered and on the street with no access to basic hygiene, including showers. A critical challenge for these individuals is not having the mobility to access showers as well as other resources.”
More information at The Shower of Hope website.
Webinar: Staying Healthy Mentally and Physically During and Beyond the Health Crisis
Sponsored by West Adams Neighborhood Council
Saturday, November 14, 2020
10 AM – Noon
2020 USC GOOD NEIGHBORS COVID-19 GRANT
Good Neighbors has been a cornerstone of USC’s community engagement for over 25 years. Now, more than ever, our neighborhood nonprofits and schools are on the front line providing essential human services during this crisis while also experiencing significant financial challenges. We are pleased to announce the Good Neighbors grant application is being re-opened and will provide $1.3 million in critical Covid-19 non-profit support funding to serve our most vulnerable neighbors.
Grant application deadline is Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (PST).
Click HERE to access the online grant application.
Zoom information session will be held on Tuesday, April 21 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (PST).
Please click here to register for the information session.
About the USC Good Neighbors Grant Program
The mission of USC Good Neighbors is to support collaborative efforts that serve the neighborhoods surrounding the University Park and Health Sciences campuses. Proposed grant programs must meet one or more university-community funding priorities:
- Food access
- Mental health
- Public safety
- Services for unhoused individuals
- Small business development
- Workforce training
Affordable Housing – Accepting Applications
Amistad Plaza, 6050 South Western Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90047 (Click Here – Application)
Amistad Plaza consists of 1,2 and 3 bedroom apartment homes. Section 8 accepted.
Mail application to:
Amistad Plaza / 6050 South Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90047
LA Urban League: WEBINAR COLLEGE & COVID 4/22
COLLEGE & COVID: WHAT HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS NEED TO KNOW NOW
Wednesday, April 22
6:00 – 7:30 PM
To Register (Click Here)
Talk to admissions experts from USC and learn how to get into the college of your choice in the year of COVID-19.
TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:
- College Admissions
- Financial Aid
- Decision Timelines
- Admissions Testing
- Student Life
TIME-SENSITIVE: U.S. CHAMBER’S SAVE SMALL BUSINESS FUND
TIME-SENSITIVE: U.S. CHAMBER’S SAVE SMALL BUSINESS FUND OPENS MONDAY AT 12:00 P.M. PT
The Save Small Business Fund, a grantmaking initiative by the US Chamber Foundation and funded by contributions from corporate and philanthropic partners, is providing $5,000 in short-term relief to employers across the United States. These one-time supplemental cash grants of $5,000 will be awarded weekly, but you need only apply once. All you need to apply is your W-9.
- Businesses must have between three and 20 employees
- Operate in an economically vulnerable community (bottom 80% of zip codes in the country).
- Have been harmed financially by the COVID-19 pandemic
The grant application will go live on Monday, April 20 at 12:00 PM PT / I:00 PM MT / 9:00 AM Hawaii. To learn more about the Save Small Business Fund and to apply for a grant, visit www.savesmallbusiness.com.
EMERGENCY SENIOR MEALS RESPONSE
Through a partnership with Everytable and Access Services, we will be providing additional healthy, made-from-scratch meals to the low-income seniors who need them. We will deliver twice as many meals a week to each senior we serve and to more than double the number of seniors that we are helping during this crisis.
The only #requirements to participate in this program is to be (1) a person of 60 years or older and (2) live in the City of Los Angeles. For seniors interested in participating, please call 213-263-5226, starting today between 9-5 pm.
OR register online: – Click Here
We have thousands of meals ready to be delivered to you or them.
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced – Emergency Senior Meals Response Program
As a City, in the midst of an unparalleled emergency, we collectively recognize the urgent needs of our most vulnerable neighbors. Yesterday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the Emergency Senior Meals Response program for those 60 and older. The Mayor’s meal service launched TODAY in partnership with EveryTable and AccessServices, which will deliver healthy meals citywide directly to the homes of our seniors.
COVID-19 DATA: Daily data summary
- Daily Highlights
- Daily Data
○ Comparative Information
○ Hotline Information
- Compliance Monitoring: Are People Staying Home
- Los Angeles Timeline of Actions
COVID-19 CRISIS: How you can help!
Angelenos are rising to this moment. Each and every one of us is playing an important role in overcoming the COVID-19 crisis simply by remaining at home, wearing face coverings, and making daily sacrifices.
If you can do a little bit more, please consider being a part of our Red Cross blood donation drive or contributing to our L.A. Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund — to help our first responders, homeless neighbors, and other vulnerable Angelenos during this time.
Thank you for everything you do. Thank you for heeding our call to stay healthy, stay safe, and stay home.
Strength and love, Los Angeles.
In keeping with Mayor Garcetti’s directive issued, entitled COVID-19 City Guidelines, all Neighborhood Council (NC) Board, Committee, Alliance, and Liaison meetings, as well as all other NC-related events – are suspended up to and including March 31, 2020.
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