Links and resources
The NAACP is collecting information about any harassment or discrimination occurring during the COVID-19 pandemic. State and local agencies are interested in knowing if anyone is experiencing such treatment, especially if it is related to wearing a face covering used to protect against transmission and contraction of the virus. No personal data is collected unless you wish to share it and potentially be contacted to follow up about your experience.
La NAACP está recopilando información sobre cualquier incidente de acoso o discriminación que está ocurriendo durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Las agencias estatales y locales están interesadas en averiguar si alguien está experimentando tal maltrato, especialmente si se relaciona con usar mascarillas o cubiertas de cara para protegerse contra la transmisión y contratación del virus. No se recopilan los datos personales a no ser que usted desea compartirlos y posiblemente hacer seguimiento sobre su experiencia.
City of Boulder – The city’s Community Vitality Department is working with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Boulder Chamber, Boulder Convention & Visitors Bureau, Downtown Boulder Partnership, Latino Chamber of Boulder County, Boulder County and other partner organizations to appreciate, anticipate and appropriately respond to short- and long-term business needs.
The US Congress passed the CARES Act Which Provides Assistance to Small Businesses Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Extended
Congress has extended the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) through August 8, 2020. This extension provides more opportunity for small business owners to access the remaining $130 billion in funding and offers additional time for business owners to get the critical support they need to maintain staff and operations.
As part of our continued advocacy on behalf Black Businesses, the NAACP has partnered with Diversity Capital Company to assist in accessing this unprecedented funding support.
Share this opportunity with your network to aid our mission-driven focus to increase access to capital in Black communities and to empower Black Businesses.
For important updates and information, visit Boulder County Housing and Human Services
or, for immediate assistance text or call the live HOTLINE
Residents of the City of Boulder or a Boulder County mountain community may qualify for EFAA: Emergency Family Assistance Association’s basic needs and housing services. Residents of other Boulder County communities may qualify for EFAA housing.
Sister Carmen Community Center is committed to providing assistance to residents of Eastern Boulder County who are in need. In order to keep supporting our community during the COVID-19 situation, we are taking steps to keep our staff, volunteers, participants, and the community at large safe and help prevent the spread of the illness. In order to follow social distancing recommendations from CDC and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, we are changing our operations as follows:
& FAMILY ASSISTANCE
There are several organizations and food pantries serving Boulder County’s throughout the year and during this crisis. Visit FoodPantries.org to find a location nearest you.
For updated health information and available assistance at the national level, visit the NAACP COVID 19 resource page.
Health & Safety
Stay up to date on Colorado’s COVID 19 response and recommended safety guidelines at Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
The Colorado Black Health Collaborative (CBHC) is seeking YOUR valuable input regarding YOUR assessment of the impact of COVID-19. Please take a couple of minutes to complete a quick 7-Question Survey – Click Here.
Continue to stay safe, healthy and well!
Mental Health Resources
This crisis may be affecting your mental health. If you feel like you would benefit from support, please reach out. You do not need to go through this alone.
Visit the 24/7 Walk-In Center at Mental Health Partners, located at 3180 Airport Road, Boulder CO. The Walk-In Center provides confidential and in-person support, information, and referrals for anyone in crisis.
General Health Resource
Racial and ethnic minorities are 40% of the US population and growing, yet represent less than 8% of the participants in pharmaceutical clinical trials.
Drugviu provides medicine education and reviews tailored for communities of color. Their mission is to help you find the best medication and therapy for you and to end underrepresentation in medicine, pharmacologic research, and clinical trials. Visit their website for information and expertise.