Resource Hub

Grassroots organizations throughout New York are rapidly responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to emergency relief funds and mutual aid, groups are organizing robust campaigns to call our governments and communities to take action for all New Yorkers in this crisis. This page will be updated as more campaigns emerge. To see our full Resource Hub with community response funds and resources for grantee partners, click here.


CUFFH Churches United for Fair Housing Housing Connect How-To Video

Worker’s Justice Project Take Action Now to Protect NY Farmworkers from COVID-19 Petition

Communities United for Police Reform State Budget Endanger Public Safety, Criminalizes New Yorkers, And Fails To Protect Homeless People Vulnerable To Coronavirus Statement

VOCAL-NY Despite National Praise for COVID-19 Response, Governor Passes State Budget Built on on Deadly Austerity and Racist Policies Statement

Make the Road NY NY State Passes Disastrous Budget That Will Harm Immigrants and Communities of Color During COVID-19 Pandemic Statement

Laundry Workers Laundromat Workers Demand Paid Sick Days in NYC Petition

Street Vendor Project Pledge Your Stimulus Check

Citizen Action of NY Tell Congress: Protect Public Health During COVID-19 Letter

Justice Committee CopWatch During the COVID Pandemic Guidelines

Red Hook Initiative, Teens Take Charge +more Tell NYC Mayor to Save Summer Youth Employment! Petition

Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, IntegrateNYC, New York Immigration Coalition, Masa Calling on City Officials to Support Students Most Affected by COVID-19 Letter to the Mayor

Riders Alliance Public Transit Survey

Community Voices Heard NYS Passes Austerity Budget that Harms Working Families During COVID-19 Public Health Crisis Press Release

CUFFH Churches United for Fair Housing Reclaim Our Homes Report

Flanbwayan Haitian Literacy Project, Arab American Association of NY, Mixteca, New York Immigration Coaliton, +more Suspend Regents Exams Letter to the Chancellor (won 4/6/2020)

Brandworkers Amy Scherber, CEO of Amy’s Bread, stop endangering your workers in this time of crisis! Petition

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project ICE: Release All People From Detention Now! Petition

Community Voices Heard +more The People’s Bailout Inclusive Stimulus Campaign

NY Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement, CUFFH Churches United for Fair Housing, CACF Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, Make the Road NY, NY Communities for Change, VOCAL-NY +more Coalition Letter To Leaders Urging to Reject Governor’s Budget Proposal

CACF Coalition for Asian American Children and Families Stand in Solidarity in Response to Anti-Asian COVID-19 Related Discrimination Petition and Letter to the Mayor

Black Alliance for Just Immigration +more Prison Phone Justice Petition

New Economy Project, Chhaya CDC, New York Communities for Change Halt Debt Collection Petition

Make the Road NY Protect DACA Recipients Letter to the Court

Red Hook Initative End Arraignments at Red Hook Community Court Petition

Communities United for Police Reform, Picture the Homeless, VOCAL-NY, Neighbors Together #HomelessCan’tStayHome Petition

Release Aging People in Prison, VOCAL-NY, Make the Road NY, Working Families Party, JustLeadershipUSA +more Save Lives, Do Not Put More People in Jail Especially During a Pandemic Petition

New Sanctuary Coalition Free Them All Campaign

Upstate Downstate Coalition, Housing Justice for All, Met Council, VOCAL-NY, Right to Counsel, Chhaya CDC, Make the Road NY, Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition, Flatbush Tenant Coalition, CASA, Neighbors Together, CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities, DRUM Desis Rising Up and Moving, Met Council on Housing, Crown Heights Tenant Union, FIERCE +more Reclaim Our Homes Rent Suspension Now Petition

New York Immigration Coalition #NYUnited Campaign

Release Aging People in Prison Releasing New Yorkers From Prison is the Only Way to Save Lives in the Wake of COVID-19

Right to Counsel FAQ What To Do April 1

Release Aging People in Prison Gov. Cuomo: Release Incarcerated People Vulnerable to COVID-19 News and Statements

Churches United for Fair Housing Suspend Rent Report

VOCAL-NY, Picture the Homeless, CPR, Neighbors Together, +more Open letter to Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio, calling for emergency action to address the survival needs of homeless New Yorkers amid COVID-19 pandemic

ALIGN NY Governor Cuomo and State Leaders Must Protect All Workers, and Take Action Now to Build a New Economy

Coalition for the Homeless Housing is Healthcare: Coalition for the Homeless Releases Policy Recommendations to Limit Spread of COVID-19 Among Vulnerable Homeless New Yorkers, Ensure their Safety

Riders Alliance Op-ed in NY Daily News: Bail out public transit: An urgent task for Washington in the time of coronavirus

Communities United for Police Reform Letter to Mayor de Blasio on Policing During COVID-19

Street Vendor Project Statement on Emergency Community Needs in Response to COVID-19

ANHD Emergency Response to COVID-19: What Our Communities Need Now

NICE New Immigrant Community Empowerment Op-Ed in El Diario de la Prensa: “Protecting Immigrant Workers During and After the Pandemic”

Response Statements

March 30 Housing Justice for All Interactive Story Map
March 26 NYS Youth Leadership Council COVID-19 Resources and Support
March 26 Ladies of Hope Ministries Newsletter
March 20 Nonprofit New York Nonprofits Must be Included in the COVID-19 Stimulus
March 18 Brandworkers Statement on Coronavirus
March 18 Coalition for Asian American Children and Families COVID Statement
March 17 Jahajee Sisters Supporting Indo-Caribbean Survivors During Coronavirus
March 16 Red Hook Initiative Community Response to Coronavirus/COVID-19
March 16 MinKwon Center for Community Action MinKwon’s Response to COVID-19
March 16 Community Food Advocates COVID-19 Updates – NYC Food Access
March 16Take Root Justice Our COVID-19 Update
March 16 Community Voices Heard CVH Navigates COVID-19
March 16 IntegrateNYC COV-19 NYC Youth Bulletin
March 15 VOCAL-NY We remain dedicated to keeping our community healthy, while continuing to fight for justice, compassion and love.
March 12 Neighbors Together Response to Novel Coronavirus

Funder Colleague Responses

Robert Sterling Clark The Coronavirus Crisis Has Changed How I View What Matters in Philanthropy
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Doubling Payout: A Foundation Makes the Right Choice
Candid Funder Response Statistics and Overview
Robert Sterling Clark Foundation: Supporting Our Grantee Partners in the Era of COVID-19
Philanthropy New York Response and Resources

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