Coping with COVID-19 shutdown: resources for event staff, new free online classes, psychological and spiritual wellness; Plus: When home is not safe, resources for domestic violence survivors

0:08 – With the shut-down of large events, newly laid off staff include stagehands, runners, concessions, security, technicians, artisans and more.

Dan Ferreira is president of IATSE Local 107, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada.

0:15 – Free educational resources available: National University is providing free high school and college courses

Dr. Michael R. Cunningham is Chancellor of National University (@NatUniv)

Resources from National University:

0:34 – Psychological and spiritual wellness in the time of COVID-19

Dr. Liza Rankow is an Interfaith minister and founder of OneLife Institute, and joins us to take listener calls.

1:08 – CA Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statewide ‘shelter in place’ order Thursday evening, to combat the further spread of coronavirus

UpFront’s Brian Edwards-Tiekert joins us with an update on the latest news, what are essential services and allowed work, as well as answers for callers to our off-air phone line.

1:34 – There are growing concerns for domestic violence survivors, especially children, during this shelter in place order when home is not a safe place

Erin Scott is executive director of the Family Violence Law Center (@FamilyVLC), and joins us to discuss the risks and what resources are available.

24 hr Alameda County hotline: 1-800-947-8301 Or Email [email protected]

National Domestic Violence Hotline –> 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522. Online chat is also available in English & Spanish at: thehotline.org

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