NYC-based community resources, events, tips and support all in one place, every Monday morning. 
Covid OMH Emotional Support Helpline:
1-844-863-9314
NYC Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)
Crisis Text Hotline:
Text HOME to 741741
PunkinFutz stands with the black and brown communities in the United States to demand an end to the devastating, pervasive, systematic racism in our country.  #bethechange 

A D V O C A C Y

DOE'S Return To School 2020 Survey
NYC DOE has created a short, anonymous survey to help them understand what is most important to you for when we return to school in the fall.
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/in-our-classrooms/return-to-school-2020

ACLU Call To Action
Today, years of hard-fought civil liberty protections are under threat — and to influence lawmakers, we need everyone to get involved.
Here’s what you can do:
https://www.aclu.org/action/

#WeAreEssential
Send an email to your Members of Congress! Congress has passed legislation to respond to the coronavirus pandemic – but more must still be done to support people with disabilities, their families, and the direct-support professionals workforce.
#WeAreEssential: Tell Congress to Include the Disability Community in COVID-19 Relief Bills (Email!)
 

R E S O U R C E S

My Summer Passport
5-day virtual enrichment experience created by four of NYC’s top early childhood programs
https://mysummerpassport.com/

V O L U N T E E R

Send Notes To The Elderly
They’re collecting cards and mailing them to quarantined seniors across the globe!
https://lovefortheelderly.org/letters

Meals on Wheels
Drop off a warm meal and get more than you expect.
https://www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/americaletsdolunch#
Buy Now
Hours of fun, indoors or out, with our painless paintball game. 
Now at wholesale prices!

E V E N T S

Virtual Movement Challenge
Monday, June 22nd
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Includes elements of everything from yoga, improv, world dance, breath work, rhythm and syncopation, to the 1920s Charleston!
https://www.bklynlibrary.org/calendar/virtual-movement-virtual-20200601
(Registration Required. To register, please email jvigo@bklynlibrary.org)

Family Fridays at MoMath 
Ongoing (check website for dates and programs)
Family Fridays is designed to bring families together to enjoy a diverse array of engaging mathematical activities, promoting interest and enthusiasm among kids and adults alike. 
https://momath.org/family-fridays/

E N T E R T A I N M E N T

List of kid friendly hiking trails
https://mommypoppins.com/hudson-valley-hikes-easy-kids-family-ny-state-weekend-getaway-day-trip

List of open berry picking places in the tristate area
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/berry-picking-guide-to-new-york-metro-area#ny

A  B I T   O F   F U N

Our head of design, Rebekah, and her husband are obsessed with this beautiful Looney Tunes original! (FYI: it was nominated for an OSCAR!)
*unfortunatly it's not available with it's original music online, but it's still great!