As many people are planning alternative ways to celebrate major holidays over the weekend and coming weeks, we hope you are all finding ways to stay connected to your communities. If you’re looking for a distance learning opportunity that might help you weather these difficult times, Yale’s most popular class ever, The Science of Well Being, is now available for free online.
The sea.citi Team
HOW TECH COMPANIES ARE SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITIES
- Verizon and The New York Times Company are giving 14 Million high school students and teachers free access to NYTimes.com.
- Uber introduced Work Hub to help drivers find work in other areas.
- Microsoft dedicated $20M of their AI health program to COVID-19 data analysis.
- Salesforce will be offering small business grants of $10,000.
- Amazon is redirecting resources to build their own COVID-19 testing lab.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
- Support food access — the newly launched WA Food Fund is raising money to provide food and supplies for those in need.
- Support youth experiencing homelessness — Building Changes, the State’s Office of Homeless Youth and the Raikes Foundation have launched a new response fund.
- Be kind — show your coworkers some compassion.
- Give blood at T-Mobile Park.
- Donate your old ski goggles.
- Wear a mask — but make sure you know the dos and don’ts.
- Volunteer — to try UW Medicine’s outbreak-predicting smartphone app.