COVID-19 Resources for Activism


Resources from the SCI Activist Network

Communities & Covid: Stories, lessons & recommendations from grassroots activists: 

TheDetail - Activists from around the world speak out on their responses to COVID-19

Voicing the Void - The #COVID19 Stories

Deepa Iyer - Mapping Our Social Change Roles in Times of Crisis – 

Palika Makam, Teen Vogue - 10 ways to fight for social justice during the coronavirus pandemic 

Nicola Browne, Atlantic Fellows - COVID19: can we rebuild our society based on care? 

Avila Kilmurray, SCI - Build Back Better

Angela Hodkinson, Alliance Magazine - Harnessing government action in a post-coronavirus world

HR360 - During and After the Crisis: Evros Border Monitoring Report


Compas @ Oxford - Coronavirus and Mobility Forum 

Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility - Mobility in the time of COVID-19
Includes the 14 principles of protection for migrants and refugees, an online series of short discussions and a list of migrant community resources.

COVID-19 and Migration Daily Digest of global articles and news. Sign up here.


Christine Bell, Just Security - COVID-19 and Violent Conflict: Responding to Predictable Unpredictability

Human Rights and Equality

Women’s Resource and Development Agency - Gendered Impact of Covid-19

The Civil Liberties Union for Europe (Liberties) - How to talk about Human Rights during Covid 19

Columbia University - Reprogramming for COVID-19 without retreating on Human Rights

Mike Posner, Forbes - Coronavirus Pandemic Reveals Our Economic Inequality

Framing / Narrative

FrameWorks Institute - Framing COVID-19

Public Interest Research Centre - Pandemic Response

Narrative Initiative - Making meaning in a global pandemic

Alice Sachrajda - Covid-19 – an unfolding story that hasn’t been written yet. How can we shape the narrative?


Ariadne - How philanthropy is responding to COVID-19

Alliance Magazine - Facing the global pandemic: Dispatches from Alliance’s global editorial advisory board

The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy, Take the Lead in Building a Better Normal

The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Getting the Word Out Isn’t the Best Thing Foundations Can Do Now

Firelight Foundation - But I don't fund healthcare: How all donors no matter what they fund can help right now 

Nonprofit Quarterly - Using a Racial Justice Lens Now to Transform Our Future