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Stay Connected

There are many ways that we can stay connected remotely while we physically distance. Consider using these options to stay connected to family, friends, supports and coworkers!

For iPhone/iPad users, FaceTime is a great, built into your phone, video chat app. Chat with just one other iPhone user or a group!
Whatsapp is an application that can be used by multiple phone platforms, and can help you connect via call, messages and video chats. So it doesn't matter if you are an apple or an android user, you can connect with anyone who also has Whatsapp.
If you have joined Values Into Action on any of our Wednesday night check in meetings, then you've used ZOOM! Zoom is a video conferencing option that has free and paid subscriptions. Use it on your computer, tablet or phone!
Skype is another video chat program that can be used on a computer or phone!
And don't forget about Social Networks! Here are just a few of the many options that are available!

Want to do something other than chat on those video calls? Play some games! Good Housekeeping shares a list of great games to play while video meeting with your friends, families and colleagues!

Stay connected with Self Advocates United as 1 with their Antivirus Power Connect Calendar. See below for calendar of events. You can join any of these calls by computer at https://zoom.us/j/624794330 or by phone: dial (646) 876-9923, then your meeting ID: 624 794 330 ##.

Interested in connecting with someone new? Delco Libraries has started a Paperless Pen Pal program for Delaware County residents. Find out more here https://delcolibraries.libcal.com/event/6620683
The Free Library of Philadelphia has many virtual programs to stay engaged in the community. Check out their calendar of events and other offerings at their website https://www.freelibrary.org/

Check out 6abc News coverage on Temple's "Connect with Tech" program and consider donating if able.

Staying connected also means remaining able to participate in activism safely. Please read Teen Vogue's article for tips on how to be an activist in other ways when unable to protest.
Interested in staying connected to all things Philadelphia. Check out the Billy Penn website and subscribe to their newsletter. https://billypenn.com/
Sixteen-year-old Tilly Krishna created an anti-racism calendar that shares daily action steps/resources for you to actively become anti-racist! Follow her Instragram account @antiracismcalendar. She also created a google calendar that can be accessed here .

Credits:

Created with images by Harry Cunningham - "Instagram: @harry.digital Model: @Sergio_snaps" • Volodymyr Hryshchenko - "orange sheets of paper lie on a green school board and form a chat bubble with three crumpled papers."