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Weekly Resource Round-Up: April 12, 2022

This Week's Resources

If you have resources to share with our network, please contact Tobi Mojeed-Balogun our Associate Director of Programs Support.


NYS COVID Mandate Updates


A lot of the news around mandates and restrictions have been a little confusing so I will list some resources below that might help.

  • PIX11 COVID Updates - kind of NYC-centric but state information is included. Link here.

  • The relevant highlights are that the federal funding of tests is over so uninsured patients may have to pay. Tests are still free in NYC for now.

  • NY State has reached 5 million cases since the beginning of the pandemic and NYC mayor Eric Adams has tested positive so let that be a reminder that the pandemic is not over.

  • NYS Department of Health COVID website - It's a one stop shop with an info summary at the top. Link here.

If you have any other resources, please feel free to share them with me so I can share them with everyone!


2022 Bulk Buy Application!


We are thrilled to announce that we will begin accepting proposals for our 2022 Bulk Buy Program! Bulk Buy allows us to aggregate food purchasing across the Diocese and means free high-quality food for EC programs. You can find our brief application form HERE! Please contact SK or me (Tobi) with any questions or concerns.


Volunteer and Program Coordinator at All Angels' Church Community Ministries


Our friends over at All Angels' Church is hoping to bring on a Interim Volunteer and Program Manager this summer and they would love any recommendations. The job description is linked here. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Hampe at rhampe@allangelschurch.com.


Hudson Link Employer Toolkit


Our friends at Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison put together an employer toolkit for hiring formerly incarcerated people. Thank you to Sean Pica, Eldredge Blalock, Elisabeth Santiago, and the rest of the team at Hudson Link for this important resource. The toolkit can be found here.


Hudson Link will also be having their Spring Benefit on May 12, 2022. RSVP here if you're interested in attending!


Community Food Funders Newslink


Community Food Funders has opened up their newsletter to a wider audience (so not just food funders). "Each month, CFF compiles a newsletter with news, articles, reports, and events for those in our region interested in an equitable and sustainable food system." Highlights on this month's newsletter include:

  • Grant opportunities from CSPI - "Center for Science in the Public Interest’s (CSPI’s) first round of grantmaking for 2022 is now open. CSPI seeks to support communities as they explore local, state, and federal policy interventions to elicit systemic change and advance a just and equitable food environment."

  • Video: Remaking the Economy: Organizing for Black Food Sovereignty (Nonprofit Quarterly) - "Catch a replay of Nonprofit Quarterly's Remaking the Economy: Organizing for Black Food Sovereignty. In this webinar, leaders in the movement for Black food sovereignty discuss how that movement is being built, rooted in the gifts and talents from within the Black community, and anchored in a community vision."

  • plus loads more!

This month's newsletter hasn't been sent out yet but I will post highlights when I receive it. I will continue to include highlights from each month's newsletter on our weekly resource round-ups but if you would like to subscribe yourself, the link is here. The link to last month's newsletter is here and their archive is here.


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That's all for this week -- thanks for all you do!


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