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Resource Guide Compiled by One Degree, including food, health, housing resources and more.
We are a DC-based arts platform and network uplifting the autonomy, safety, wellness, and creative development of Black and non-white trans and gender expansive people. What is mutual aid? Mutual aid is the voluntary exchange of services and resources for mutual benefit. With music shows and other events being cancelled at a large scale as a response to COVID-19, we understand the astounding affect this has on the livelihood of independent artists – from musicians and DJs to graphic designers and photographers. Combating COVID-19 requires a cross community and collective effort.
This is a growing directory of independent artists impacted by COVID-19. Most of this list identify as QTBIPOC.
We are standing with everyone who is experiencing the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic. Frankly, we are in the thick of it ourselves. Here is an ongoing list of free and discounted educational resources, software licenses, webinars, online courses, and enjoyable media for these uncertain times.
As the new coronavirus continues to spread, we recognize that freelance visual journalists and artists are losing significant income for the immediate future, and that many folks in this position will be facing this shortfall without a financial buffer. Volunteers — mainly other photographers who have the capacity — have offered to donate money to those who need it.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the particular vulnerability of queer, transgender, non-binary and/or intersex Black, Indigenous folks and other LGBTQI+ people of color (QTIBIPOC folks). Due to our community disproportionately experiencing a lifelong arc of violence and discrimination, many of our community members are impoverished and housing unstable.
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