Peace First launches Rapid Response Grants to Address COVID-19
Peace First has launched a rapid response grant process to help young people around the world lead projects that address community impacts of COVID-19, from providing meals to elderly neighbors to launching digital mental health campaigns to support youth feeling isolated.
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As you know, the WHO has declared COVID-19 to be a global pandemic, and has recommended communities take social distancing measures to prevent the spread of the virus. Globally, COVID-19 is more than a public health challenge — it has laid bare the consequences of persistent systemic inequality for all to see, and is threatening social fabric, mental health, trust in institutions, and the economic security of billions of people.
This is a critical time for all of us to support each other. In this moment of obligation, they have a responsibility to act with care and caution, both towards ourselves and each other. And as a global community, they know that this is a key moment to take action.
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That’s why Peace First has launched a rapid response grant process to help young people around the world lead projects that address community impacts of COVID-19, from providing meals to elderly neighbors to launching digital mental health campaigns to support youth feeling isolated.
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Peace First is offering mini-grants of up to $250, mentorship, and project support to young people leading initiatives to address secondary effects of COVID-19 in their communities.
Here’s what Peace First is doing to respond to the changing needs of our communities due to response to COVID-19:
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Peace First is convening a global group of youth leaders to design a meaningful, youth-centered campaign in response to COVID-19.
Next week, they’re kicking off a series of video calls and webinars to help young people who are feeling isolated connect with youth leaders around the world, share best practices in digital organizing, and co-create projects to respond to COVID-19.
Peace First’s team is creating a resource list for young people seeking project-planning support, public health information, tips on building community digitally, and ideas to care for mental health while practicing social distancing.
They’re reaching out to parents and educators around the world to provide digital curriculum to students experiencing disruption in their education.
They’re offering optional extensions of up to 1 month for youth leaders who need to put their projects on hold due to social distancing guidelines. If the crisis continues or worsens, they will offer additional extensions as needed. Their team is in contact with project leaders and working with them closely.
Rapid response grants are open to young people between the ages of 13-25, anywhere in the world, starting today.
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For more information, visit https://www.peacefirst.org/covid-19