2020’s Top Ten List is here!

There's no question that our strategic action network creates and contributes to valuable resources that are helpful to others in the network. A special thank you to our members included in this issue, making up more than half of the year’s most-clicked resources: Children & Families First, Family & Children’s Services of Mid-Michigan, Children's Home Society of Washington, Seneca Family of Agencies, and The Family Partnership.

Click here for materials focused on coronavirus/COVID-19 and check out the Member Materials collection for more.

Here are 2020's Top Ten most accessed resources in the Alliance Library:

#10 Mental Health & COVID-19 interview with Dr. Julius Mullen, Chief Clinical Officer at Children & Families First, Inc. 
Alliance member Children & Families First (Wilmington DE); WITN Channel 22
Dr. Julius Mullen shares some tips to keep ourselves mentally healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing.

#9 Ten Equity Implications of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak in the United States 
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
The Imperative for Civil Rights Advocacy, Monitoring, and Enforcement Includes: Advocacy Recommendations; Promising Emerging Equity Based Efforts; Questions we must ask ourselves as implications of this outbreak continue to unfold; and more.

#8 The Coronavirus Crisis Doesn’t Have to Lead to Layoffs
ECA; CCI; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Recommends measures to take before announcing deep layoffs.

#7 COVID-19 Response and Reopening Plan
Alliance member Family & Children’s Services of Mid-Michigan (Midland, MI)
Four different scenarios are planned with different phases of re-opening described. 

#6 Temporary Telecommuting Toolkit: Covid-19 Response
Alliance member Children's Home Society of Washington (Seattle, WA)
Includes temporary telecommuting policies and procedures in response to the 2020 coronavirus outbreak. Hours, communication, all-staff meetings, online resource sharing, pay policy, insurance, EAP, IT protocols, and COVID-19 hotlines are addressed.

#5 Coronavirus Response
Alliance member Seneca Family of Agencies (Oakland, CA)
Addresses Program Closures; Staff exposure at work; Staff exposure outside of work; Tracking and reporting information; Supply management; Cleaning/sanitation; Agency travel restrictions; Managing staff workflow; and Managing staff pay/resources.

#4 (tie) Return to Work Guidelines and Flowchart Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
United States. Department of Defense
To help prevent the spread of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the community, Department of Defense (DoD) Commanders in coordination with medical experts have instituted these transmission-based precautions.

#4 (tie) 5 Ways to Manage Small Business Coronavirus Concerns When Employees Can't Work From Home
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Illinois Partners compares Illinois rates for select human service functions with those of 10 comparable states: While COVID-19 has pushed many companies to adopt remote work practices, here are some ideas to consider for employees who do not have the option to work remotely.

#3  COVID-19 Safe and Healthy Workplace Plan
Alliance member The Family Partnership (Minneapolis, MN)
To ensure that as they prepare for a phased reopening, and as a follow-up document supporting TFP’s COVID-19 Continuity of Operations Plan that went into effect March 16, 2020, The Family Partnership developed this plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

#2  Efficient Communication for Remote Work
The Galion Project
This is a survival guide for managers that need to drive a company that became remote overnight. It includes tricks to communicate within a remote company where everybody is operating from home.

#1  Five to Thrive: We're Off to the Races Together! 
Alliance member Children & Families First (Wilmington DE)

This infographic may be helpful as a way to quickly convey a few starting points to consider when engaging in authentic, courageous conversations about how best to support African American staff.

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