The Eastside Cultural Center venue and office is closed until the lifting of Shelter in Place

Community resources during the COVID-19 crisis 

Unemployment Assistance

https://oui.doleta.gov/unemploy/disaster.asp

This includes Self-Employed workers.

 

State of CA

https://edd.ca.gov/Unemployment/Filing_a_Claim.htm

 

Denise Pate

Cultural Funding Coordinator Cultural Affairs Division

Economic & Workforce Development City of Oakland

 

dpate@oaklandca.gov

desk: 510-238-7561

1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, 9th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612

https://www.oaklandca.gov/topics/arts-and-culture-in-oakland

 

COVID -19 | Bay Area Arts & Culture Resource Guide 

Artist Resources

https://www.cciarts.org/EastBayOaklandRelief.htm

http://theregistrybayarea.com/covid-19-bay-area-arts-culture-resource-guide/

https://creative-capital.org/2020/03/13/list-of-arts-resources-during-the-covid-19-outbreak/?fbclid=IwAR3n_B_U-oS1DwA_qBhVjyjyaJ2i1xS_a6uJ6phmBsD32rsIcXLHGoSN8yw

 

https://www.musictech.net/news/gear/moog-minimoog-model-d-ios-giveaway/?fbclid=IwAR22yyV8HzaJMALkS1iCX8zCQ6LvMenez_X7u7VFkIpbUfPm-BHhVlN6szM

 

https://medium.com/@suzanneyada/how-musicians-and-other-creatives-too-can-transition-their-business-online-asap-d580189bacf8

 

Virtual Open Mic

https://www.facebook.com/events/211032176973779/?ti=icl

Performing Artists Relief Fund

Grant funding for Bay Area visual arts organizations serving BIPOC and other underserved audiences

Resources for those who live and work in Oakland

https://www.oaklandca.gov/resources/oaklands-moratorium-on-residential-and-commercial-evictions

https://www.oaklandca.gov/resources/coronavirus-2019-covid-19-business-and-worker-resources

Individuals who work in Oakland have rights to paid sick leave

California’s State Resources for Employers and Workers includes waiving the 1 week waiting period for unemployment and disability insurance.

 

Keep Oakland Housed provides emergency financial assistance and services to residents at risk of losing their housing.

 

Newly launched portal for all affordable housing in Alameda County 

https://housing.acgov.org/ 

We can support Oakland’s small businesses by ordering take-out, purchasing gift cards now, and shopping online.

 

Bay Area COVID-19 Relief Application for Migrant Youth Community

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeGPsJ4xetlOuMkEbfUCyv3i0e4N6ni9f4guEmsEgUWCSzm9Q/viewform?fbclid=IwAR1WT8L9P7SatZCzC00BVNxhQ_ePKl17iyUTFe2RuIWWesCnX4nxwxpsDW0&fbzx=4232637228259484361

 

California Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants (DRAI)

 

https://www.cceb.org/california-disaster-relief-assistance-for-immigrants-drai/

Employment Opportunities

https://mailchi.mp/blackalliance/21savageisfree-but-whats-next-for-our-community-2666684?e=466b8dbcf0

Our Oakland schools are closed during this time and providing free ‘grab n go’ meals to the many students who rely on them at specific sites. Alameda County Community Food Bank also provides free food assistance to families and individuals through its County-wide network of food pantries and soup kitchens.