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Not enough trending idea

There's simply not enough being done to support our children and family structure during this pandemic. More should and need to be done to support our school age children, especially those who have academic challenges. It's understood that this is a valid concern but little is actually being done to bridge gaps. More needs to be done in supporting family structure. The expectations throughout this pandemic, has been unrealistic... more »
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Mom in urgent need of financial help and ride or a vehicle problem trending idea

I'm a mom who needs financial help with keeping our motel room or putting a down payment on a place to rent cuz we've lost everything due to Corona 19 Corona virus our jobs our home our vehicles everything. So we have no way to get to her daughter who is in Birmingham Alabama and having major issues with the people she is staying with and she needs to come home and I have no family or friends to help us so we need to... more »
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Homeless trending idea

Me my family lost everything due cov-19 my job my place now homelessness in motel I don't have any transportation look work and I don't have enough benfits cover my motel it's me my son he's 14 I want work have no way look for work application for work mostly have be put onlline I can do it on my phone me my family need help find resources help room help find work please any help due my son needs clothes we just need... more »
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Residential Eviction in Pennsylvania. Selected trending idea

Sadly Some Landlords Are Not Cooperating With Tenants And/Or The Federal Government To Maintain Their Current Residency While Ensuring Payment To Do So.Some People Are Genuinely Attempting To Rectify An Unfortunate Balance Owed Due To Lack Of Funds While Quarentined And Not Generating Enough Income Leaving Familys Completly Displaced With Nowhere To Go At One Of Our Countries Most Difficult Times! This Is Is Unfortunate... more »

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Shopping/Living

I sneeze wearing masks that touch my nose. Anything that rubs lightly against the tip or sits hard on the bridge makes my nose run and I sneeze. Other than having to wear contacts instead of glasses or having to buy big sunglasses, that avoid mostly sitting on your nose bridge, this has never been an issue in my life.

I would like to think that people would be accommodating to those wearing no mask (or mask alternatives)... more »
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Económico y psicológico

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"You cannot work in essential places where you do not know in what working conditions we work. Fast food! Psychologically, you are afraid of infecting yourself and your family members for a minimum wage. The government tells you to stay home and the EDD denies you aid if you make more than $ 100 per week. As if your expenses were $ 400 per week. President Trump's executive law is ridiculous and inhumane.... more »
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Childcare for low income families esp. emerging english learners trending idea

The pandemic has heightened demand and reduced availability of affordable local childcare options. Barriers: cost, more limited opening hours, lack of transportation, lack of support to apply for state voucher support (in MA) by traditional school Extended Day program, unclear where there is local availability.

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Disparity in Black Women's Maternal Health Selected trending idea

One of my staff members recently shared a story with me of one of our program participants that was in active labor and sitting in the Emergency Room for hours before being admitted to labor and delivery. She was approximately 24 weeks pregnant and unfortunately prematurely delivered and lost twins. Mom went to the ER with complaints of not feeling well and a fever. She explained that she was pregnant and provided her... more »

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Civil Justice Response Hampered

We've had a resurgence in our community's want to hold marches, rallys, film screenings, voter education and registration events, to speak at City Council and School Board meetings and hold social events to bring communities together, in celebration of Black Lives, and demand for their equity in a myriad of contexts.

But people are hesitant to come out, and are taxed to even participate from home, due to health risks... more »
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educational disparity and childcare needs trending idea

CPS decision to not return children to in-seat instruction will lead to a myriad of problems especially for at risk children. Daycare (c osts associated with that) , lack of support for virtual schooling or for children with learning disabilities, increase in depression/anxiety fo children, etc)

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COVID-19 Test result

I work at an area Community Health center in a high risk area. The Patients we serve have numerous health disparities and chronic illnesses. We have four TESTING site and conduct testing at numerous location in the community.
However, securing Rapid Results is adversely impacting our ability to notify patients in a timely manner. Many who are testing positive and have to be quarantined. They are unable to work resulting... more »
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People Seeking Help for Alcohol and Drug Addiction Selected trending idea

Lock-down and self-isolation has led to a steep increase in people using alcohol and drugs. The increased gun violence has a connection to the drug and alcohol problem. Patients in need of help have no resources. Sadly, many treatment centers and clinics treating patients have cut down their services and/or patients are hard-pressed to reach the few clinics providing treatment.

We are seeing increased incidence of drug... more »

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Nonprofits Continue to Face Fundraising Shortfalls & Setbacks

The CoVid Pandemic continues to wreck the fundraising, event planning and fiscal goals for many nonprofits. However, nonprofits are continuing to experience increased needs from clients due to ongoing unemployment, uncertain school schedules, lack of food, lack of mental health support, lack of social connection, limited rental assistance and more.

Annual Gala's and local events(concerts, dinners, lunches, art and 5k... more »