At APA Chicago headquarters we are scouring the internet to bring you the latest resources available to our community during this crisis. During difficult times, we must not forget the power of creativity to inform and inspire others. The resources listed here will be expanding daily and if you come across a resource that we should list here please let us know. Thank you.
We've selected a few featured resources and links that provide information on accessing all the benefits and support needed during these turbulent times.
Gusto is a digital platform that bills itself as the all-in-one people platform for payroll, benefits, and human resources. They have a comprehensive resource center worth visiting often.
APA Open Talk is a weekly webinar to come together, ask questions, discuss, share, and aid one-another during the outbreak. Moderated by Photographer and APA member Travis Keyes.
The Times is providing free access on the coronavirus crisis. Coverage includes live updates, should you wear a mask?, maps, markets, what you can do and more.
Webinars and Podcasts
Can you say AV? We sure can. Say it with me—audio visual. Now that's music to our ears—so we've been hard at work tracking down important webinars and podcast resources to keep our community informed, engaged, inspired, and sane while the walls keep creeping in upon us during the great lockdown of 2020. Let's get to it.
The section is devoted to business-related topics with an emphasis on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“the CARES Act” or “the Act”). It authorizes more than $2 trillion to battle COVID-19 and its economic effects, including immediate cash relief for individual citizens, loan programs for small businesses, support for hospitals and other medical providers, and various types of financial assistance for impacted businesses and industries.
- Gusto COVID-19 small business resource hub
- Pritzker Details How to File For Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Benefits
- Unemployment Benefits Now Open to Freelancers
- Forbes.com · Which types of coronavirus relief can my small business get?
- Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
- Andybatt.com · Photo assignments postponed – take these 6 steps now to protect yourself
- SBA.gov · Small business guidance & loan resources
With the spread of the pathogen known as SARS-CoV-2 and the subsequent lockdown, many in our community have ramped up the content creation. We'll endeavor to bring our community the latest and greatest creative kung-fu being released.
General news related to the coronavirus outbreak.