Resources for Learning About Race & Culture
and Promoting Anti-Racism
TEAM Westport: “TEAM” stands for “Together Effectively Achieving Multiculturalism.” As volunteers, they believe there are important benefits to our children, ourselves, our neighbors and our towns in doing so.
Visit their page for local programs, resources (including: shopping, worship, healthcare, and education
Resisting the Pandemic of Prejudice: Reclaiming the Power of Relationships: Published by The Search Institute
Some Helpful COVID-19 (corona virus) Resources
Town of Westport Information for Residents: Press updates from the Town, Westport-Weston Health District, Schools, and Library. Emergency Notification information. General CDC Resources
Westport Human Services Resources For Residents: Financial Assistance, Food Assistance, Utility Assistance, Healthcare, Mental Health, Online Activities, Donate & Volunteer
State of Connecticut
Public Health Information for the State: Health resources and information about cases in Connecticut.
Center for Disease Control (CDC): Information about coronavirus in the US.
World Health Organization: Information about coronavirus across the globe.
Resources for Families
Emotions at Home: How do you want to feel? Published by Marc Brackett
Bringing Developmental Relationships Home. Published by The SEARCH Institute
Communicating with Kids
Coronavirus resources for Parents of kids with Learning Differences or Disabilities: Published by the Understood.com
Talking to Kids about the Coronavirus: Published by the Child Mind Institute
Mental Health & Wellness Support
Check-In At Home (Virtual Fresh Check): Published by Jordan Porco Foundation
Dial-In Guided Meditation: By the Community Mindfulness Project
Free Online Wellness Classes and Supports: By the The Toivo Center
Directory of Free Virtual Recovery Meetings by Mountainside: Published by Mountainside
Guide to Well-Being During the Shutdown: Published by Greater Good Science Center (UC Berkeley)
Using Emotional Intelligence to Combat COVID-19 Anxiety: Published by YALE Center for Emotional Intelligence
How to deal with the Coronavirus if you have OCD or Anxiety: Published by VICE
Tips for Helping Teens Manage Anxiety around the Virus: Published by the NY Times
Substance Use Prevention & Intervention
Caron Treatment Centers Digital Learning: Caron Treatment Centers
Classes & Education
Home Schooling Tweens and Teens during Coronavirus: Published by NY Times
NASA Stem Activities (Grades K-4): Published by NASA
Disney Imagineering In A Box: Published by Khan Academy & Disney Imagineering
Dewey Knit or Crochet Online w/ WPL: Published by Westport Public Library
Girls Who Code Free At-Home Curriculum: Published by Girls Who Code
Support for the LGBTQ Community
COVID-19 Resources from Triangle Community Center: Published by The Triangle Community Center
The Happiness Lab - In "The Happiness Lab" podcast, Yale professor Dr Laurie Santos will take you through the latest scientific research and share some surprising and inspiring stories that will forever alter the way you think about happiness. She's changed the lives of thousands of people through her class "Psychology and the Good Life," and she'll change yours, too.
The Science of Happiness Podcast - What does it take to live a happier life? Learn research-tested strategies that you can put into practice today.
Looking for more podcast recommendations?
Westport Together is an alliance that unites Westport by strengthening the health and well-being of youth within our families, schools and community, and nurtures positive youth development through advocacy, education, and enhanced community connections.
Advocacy for Resilient Youth, Healthy Families, and Strong Communities
Education through Programs, Presentations and Resource Development
Enhanced Connections among Families, Schools and the Greater Westport Community