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A compilation of resources about the COVID19/Coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19 and Racism

COVID-19 has affected the lives and well being of all global citizens; however it has severely impacted communities of color more. Here are resources that address the needs of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) as well as other radicalized communities impacted most by COVID-19. 

African Americans

  • The COVID Racial Data Tracker. The COVID Racial Data Tracker is a collaboration between the COVID Tracking Project and the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. Together, we’re gathering the most complete and up-to-date race and ethnicity data on COVID-19 in the United States.
  • Data for Black Lives Comprehensive review of a livestreamed Data for Black Lives Movement Roundtable hosted on April 15, 2020. Contains discussions from Black public health experts who have been leading research and Black organizers leading efforts to change the conditions that make Black communities vulnerable everyday and especially in the COVID-19 crisis.
  • COVID-related Resources (The African American Policy Forum). "Many of these lists have been collective works by community members and organizers. In these compiled lists, you will find links and resources that cover a large array of information. From covering general support and information, mutual aid support networks, emergency funds, and mental health details." 
  • Black Feminist Perspectives on COVID-19: A Reading List. Excellent resource of materials provided by Black Women Radicals, including podcasts, webinars, books, and articles


Asian Americans

  • Covid-19 Resources to stop bullying and hate (Act to Change). Amid a steep rise in incidents of bullying and racism against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, resources on what's happening and how to report and combat these cases of bullying.
  • Treating Yellow Peril: Resources to Address Coronavirus Racism (Jason Oliver Chang). “As we continue to track the development of the coronavirus, racial fears and anxieties have become a dominant frame in which people evaluate the concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus infection. This page is intended to gather textual and digital resources to provide easy access to material useful for teach-ins, talking points, and classroom teaching.”
  • Anti-Racism Resources for Asian Americans (Far-Near Media). This document is intended to serve as a resource to Asian people and parents to deepen our anti-racism work. If you haven’t engaged in anti-racism work in the past, start now. Feel free to circulate this document on social media and with your friends, family, and colleagues. 


Indigenous Tribes

  • CDC – Partnering with Tribes to Respond to COVID-19. The United States federal government maintains a government-to-government relationship with federally recognized American Indian tribes and Alaska Native (AI/AN) entities. The "government-to-government" relationship is based in the U.S. Constitution, treaties, Federal statutes, court decisions, and Executive Branch policies, as well as moral and ethical considerations.
  • Indian Country Resources: Coronavirus (COVID-19) (National Congress of American Indians). “The National Congress of American Indians established this webpage to provide factual information from trusted sources about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States. Check back for updates as the situation changes.”
  • COVID-19 Resources for Indian Country. "Across Indian Country, we are witnessing tribal leaders and national Native organizations taking action to protect and position Native nations to see a better tomorrow. These examples and many more make up the contents of this COVID-19 Resources for Indian Country toolbox."
  • Indian Health Service: The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives. The Indian Health Service continues to work closely with our tribal partners and state and local public health officials to coordinate a comprehensive public health response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The federal government is working closely with state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, as well as public health partners, to respond to this public health threat.