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Updated: 2 days ago

We know that it takes a collective effort to bring positive change into our communities, so we put together a list of organizations you can join to continue the fight to ensure student needs are being heard across the nation!


Everything You Need to Vote verified June 2, 2020 Get registered and set to vote by mail-in primaries and the November election!

Student Advocacy Toolkit for CARES Act Funding Swipe Out Hunger, in partnership with Rise and Challah for Hunger, have launched a campaign and action steps you can take to ensure students’ basic needs are at the forefront of your school’s aid distribution in response to COVID-19.

Hope Center’s COVID-19 Institutional Survey The Hope Center for Community for College, Community, and Justice are collecting short surveys on how institutions are responding and supporting their students during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Alliance to End Hunger Advocacy Action The Alliance to End Hunger have launched a campaign to take action in supporting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and ensure food assistance is accessible to receive during the COVID-19 crisis by increasing SNAP benefits in the stimulus package and waive certain rules that would disqualify folks during the pandemic.

United We Dream Petition United We Dream has a petition to ensure undocumented families are able to seek proper care and access to health care without causing harm and separating families.

Run for Something: Candidate Support During COVID-19 verified May 20, 2020 Run for Something compiled tools to help progressive candidates build virtual communities, and continue campaign organizing.

COVAID for Organizations verified May 20, 2020 COVAID consists of a group of college students/recent graduates who work in partnership with Mutual Aid organizations in the nation to volunteer and assist elderly/auto-immunocompromised folks in your local communities.

DoSomething: Take Action verified June 2, 2020 DoSomething compiled a list of how to volunteer, advocate, and access resources during the pandemic.

Please note: Edquity does not endorse nor is Edquity associated with any business, organization, product or service that is mentioned in these Guides. Edquity is not responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the information provided, which may change over time. We encourage you to contact the business or organization listed to receive the most up-to-date information.

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COVID College Support was curated by Edquity and local student partners to help college students navigate emergencies during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Edquity is an application that supports college students through tough situations, from redirecting them to the right resources to providing emergency funds in times of need.

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