There's no question that the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities members create and share valuable resources with others in the network. Each month, the Alliance Library identifies the most accessed resources from its collection. As expected, last month’s top resources were all COVID-19 related. Thank you to all who have shared their materials during this uncertain and challenging time. A special thank you to our members included in this issue: Children's Home Society of Florida, Goddard Riverside Community Center, Children's Home Society of Washington, and Seneca Family of Agencies.

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Here are March Top Ten most accessed resources in the Alliance Library:

#10 Nonprofit guide to COVID Planning
Georgia Center for Nonprofits

Nonprofit leaders should take a moment and focus on three primary dimensions related to navigating this issue, as well as any future issue, that threatens to disrupt our vital work: employees, stakeholders, and the organization. GCN is providing this guide to help you consider each of these dimensions, and start taking action now to engage your team in mitigating personal and business risks. Includes a crisis communication plan template and nonprofit financial scenario planning tool.

#9 Tips for Staying Connected to Community Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Utah State University Extension

This document includes traditional and innovative methods to engage youth and maintain healthy relationships to prevent social isolation.

#8 COVID-19 Updates [For Team Members, Donors & Supporters, etc.]
Alliance member Children's Home Society of Florida (Orlando, FL)

Addresses telework, meetings, Home-Visiting Protocol & Precautions, travel, sick leave, etc.

#7 Emergency Planning Staffing Policy
Alliance member Goddard Riverside Community Center (New York, NY)

Covers When the Agency is officially closed; Emergency Staffing in 24-hour or Essential Services Programs; Compensation During Emergency Situations; what to do when the Employee can report to his/her regular workplace; what to do when the Employee cannot report to his/her regular workplace.

#6 (tie) 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 provides tricks to communicate within a remote company where everybody is operating from home.

#6 (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.

#5 COVID-19: Briefing Note: Global Health & Crisis Response
McKinsey & Company

Looks at possible future scenarios and actions for companies to consider, including a central, cross-functional Nerve Center to coordinate efforts to protect employees and give them a strong sense of purpose, stress-test financials, stabilize the supply chain, and engage customers.

#4 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.

#3 (tie) 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.

#3 (tie) Coronavirus Response (Seneca Family of Agencies)
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.

#2 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.

#1 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.

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