Reduced mobility over these last nine weeks may have physically shrunk our footprints but also gives us an opportunity to notice and interact with our neighborhoods differently. CityLab invited readers to draw maps of their worlds in the time of coronavirus; you can submit yours here.
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- Choco Market let’s you order produce from Frank’s Produce in Pike Place Market and 100% of the proceeds go to local hospitality relief efforts. Thanks to reader Rebecca for the tip!
- CVKey Project, a new tech nonprofit, is on a mission to help communities reopen responsibly without compromising personal privacy.
- Fitbitlaunched a COVID-19 early detection study.
- InVision’s Freehand lets you collaborate with a free virtual whiteboard.
- T-Mobilewill provide free wireless service to first responder agencies for 10 years.
- A number of innovative companies are working on alternatives to single-use plastic, despite the pandemic’s temporary roll back of policies intended to shift away from plastic.
- Buy a mask — from a local artisan.
- Get training — if you have a basic understanding of public health, this class can help you become a volunteer contact tracer.
- Give input — on Green Lake’s Community Center and Pool redevelopment.
- Share your pandemic reflections with #WeUsedTo.
- Add some color to your Slack workspaces.
- Governor Inslee’s coronavirus guidance plan will allow Washington houses of worship to hold services.
Hear from Jorge Barón, Executive Director of Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, about how COVID-19’s impact on immigrant communities affects overall public health and economic stability. REGISTER NOW