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Issue 9-7 | April 2, 2020
Updated COVID-19 Resources
The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) public health emergency demands all of our attention and constant vigilance. We’ve created COVID-19 resource pages to help keep our community members updated with the latest information on basic needs, tenant and landlord resources, health and mental health resources, the contents of the CARES Act stimulus package, and more.
In a recent article, Milwaukee NNS featured a number of local youth-serving organizations that are continuing to stay connected with their youth despite the challenge of not being able to meet in person. These organizations are like second families to many of these young people, and their peer and adult mentors and coaches are going above and beyond to check in and develop online resources to ensure the youth are engaged in positive activities to get them through rough times. You can read the entire article here.
A new funding opportunity from the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health will help UW-Madison researchers and community organizations respond to the immediate challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Response Grant Program is a strategic, flexible, rapid-response mechanism designed to support innovative, responsive, high-impact projects that aim to improve the health of the people of Wisconsin by lessening the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic through scientific, medical, or public health approaches and/or by supporting those most at risk or experiencing the greatest disparities in care. Deadline to apply is April 15.
Get details here.
Community Advocates is supported by ReCAST MKE, a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services, under Grant No. 5H79SM063524.