Inclusive Virtual Community Engagement: New Section in Our Planning for Health Toolkit
Check out our latest update to our Community Engagement Toolkit on emerging practices and strategies for implementing inclusive virtual engagement that expands access for our highest need communities facing barriers to technology.
Poverty and overcrowding go hand in hand and both are local drivers of the spread of COVID-19. As unemployment and income loss continue to rise, the Board of Supervisors extended the moratorium on residential evictions through the end of August 31, and residents impacted by COVID-19 that need rental assistance or tenants’ rights legal advice can call Legal Aid Foundation 650-558-8911 or CLSEPA 650-422-2885.
East Palo Alto City Council will hold a second reading of a proposed $15/hour local minimum wage ordinance on September 1st, and the City of Burlingame will hold their first reading on September 8.
Childcare providers across San Mateo County and beyond have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, July 21st the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted to provide $2 million to support local childcare providers. The funds will establish a new Child Care Relief Fund. The purpose of the Fund is to help providers remain open, particularly those in areas of the county serving low-income families and to ensure working families have access to quality child care.