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Thu, Jun 18, 2020

Houseless in a pandemic: How community “shows up” for their own to survive and thrive together

In Los Angeles, houseless individuals and grassroots advocates for the houseless are experiencing firsthand how the pandemic has exacerbated existing inequities and further stigmatized the houseless population, highlighting the need for community inclusion and resilience for all.

Blog by Andrea Snyder, Jacqueline Malaret

English Individual and community resilience

Wed, Jun 3, 2020

Art as medicine: COVID-19, and the Black Lives Matter movement

Amid COVID-19 and the movement for racial justice, the current generation of artists is spreading compassion and healing through their works: painting, sculpture, textiles, drawings, and design.

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English Individual and community resilience

Thu, May 21, 2020

How societies can fight pandemics and climate change at the same time

When looking to build resilience, addressing vulnerability offers policymakers the best path forward to lessen the impact of future pandemics and other natural disasters.

Blog by David A. Wemer

English Individual and community resilience

Thu, May 14, 2020

Cosa Buena: A good thing for art and public health in Oaxaca

In Oaxaca, Mexico, Cosa Buena has taken its relationship with local artists to a new level in the coronavirus pandemic, collaborating with them to implement sustainable handwashing stations that serve as artistic sustenance as well as a public health measure.

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English Individual and community resilience

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

It Takes a Village: Helping the Most Vulnerable in Crisis

In response to India’s literal and economic pandemic, a collective made up of community groups and non-profits rapidly stepped in to help, transforming from a small environmental effort to a massive citizen’s movement in just a matter of days.

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English Individual and community resilience

Thu, Apr 16, 2020

In crisis, social connectedness builds more resilient communities

In Miami, Sedano’s Supermarket partnered with local restaurants to employ up to 400 furloughed employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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English Individual and community resilience

Thu, Apr 9, 2020

Fighting COVID-19 side by side with migrants

In a crisis where we are all explicitly told to “stay home” to help contain the spread of this virus, how do those who have been displaced from their homes comply?

Blog by Rebecca Scheurer

English Individual and community resilience

Thu, Apr 9, 2020

Building Virtual Communities: The Power of Technology to Connect People

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, technology has become the connective tissue of our physically distant lives, from video call platforms to new tech ideas. Around the world and in our homes, we are turning to technological innovators to build resilience.

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English Individual and community resilience

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

Refugee women: The most vulnerable and yet the most resilient in this pandemic

Refugee women will be disproportionately affected by COVID-19, living in densely populated conditions without government support. Yet, as this story shows, their resilience and sense of personal agency is inspiring others around the globe.

Blog by Priyali Sur, Vanessa Davaroukas

English Individual and community resilience

Wed, Apr 1, 2020

The First Responders of Fashion

Until just a few weeks ago,

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