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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

Some Helpful  COVID-19 (corona virus) Resources 

Local

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.

National/International

Center for Disease Control (CDC): Information about coronavirus in the US. 

World Health Organization: Information about coronavirus across the globe. 

Resources for Families

Bringing Developmental Relationships Home. Published by The SEARCH Institute

Communicating with Kids

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

Managing Anxiety

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

Substance Use Prevention & Intervention

Classes & Education

Disney Imagineering In A Box: Published by Khan Academy & Disney Imagineering

Dewey Knit or Crochet Online w/ WPL: Published by Westport Public Library

Support for the LGBTQ Community

COVID-19 Resources from Triangle Community Center: Published by The Triangle Community Center

Volunteering

Podcasts

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. 

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Westport Together

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

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ADVOCACY

for Resilient Youth, Healthy Families, and Strong Communities

 

EDUCATION

through Programs, Presentations and Resources

ENHANCED

CONNECTIONS

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