Updated: May 4, 2020
During this time I know a lot of us are spending more time at home in an effort to combat the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19. Many businesses, brands, and entrepreneurs are offering events that you can enjoy at home! Each week I'll round up online events you can attend to help you "live & love" better from the comfort of your couch! If you would like your online event featured in this list contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Let's try to make the best of this situation and continue to "live & love!"
Monday, April 27th - Friday, May, 1st
Live Civil Creative Week
Calling All Creatives! We want to equip you with the things you need to take your socials to the next level. Introducing #LiveCivilCreativeWeek: featuring 5 amazing women experts/execs sharing their social tips & tricks for some your favorite platforms – Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Snapchat & Facebook. You don’t want to miss this! Tune in all week starting at 1pm PST/4pm EST on Live Civil IG Live @LiveCivil.
Mondays, April 27th-May 11th
Read-Along Mondays with Michelle Obama
Tuesday, April 27
HBO's Insecure Recap and Discussion with @NotSoStrong
On Tuesday at 7pm EST join @notsostrong and @drayanna_a for a recap and discussion about episode 3 of Insecure on HBO. Drs. Kim & Ayanna will talk about themes of black girl friendships and what to keep your eye on this season between our four Sunday night faves! Join the conversation at the @notsostrong Instagram Live here.
Wednesday, April 29th
Unfiltered: Journey of Love
On Wednesday, April 29th at 6pm join a virtual safe space to learn tools and discuss navigating relationships while persisting through trauma.
In recognition of April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, this online space is provided for all sexual assault survivors, allies, organizations providing services, professionals, partners, family members, friends, intimate lovers, etc. who want to engage in a discussion, hear/share stories/tools about how to navigate the journey of resiliency & love from survivors of sexual assault and community partners/members.
Although it may not be easy, one must believe that establishing and building meaningful relationships beyond trauma is possible in order to unapologetically navigate through it with authenticity, transparency, and vulnerability. Register for this event at this link.
Thursday, April 30th
Men of Color in Communications: Mental Health - Before & After Corona
Join this event hosted by Dr. Charles Alexander, a licensed Clinical Psychologist, to discuss mental health issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Register for the events at this link.
Lunch & Lift: Facebook Live Workout
Saturday, May 2nd
State of Moms: A Townhall Meeting for Moms in COVID-19
On May 2nd at 10am CST/11am EST, join this national conversation with heroic moms like you! On Polished Pebbles Facebook Live, our dynamic hosts are power house moms who helped the @Polished Pebbles Girls Mentoring Program team design this town hall to support ALL moms through the COVID-19 experience. Marita Hudson Thomas, Stephanie Luster, & Carla Black will bring moms awesome experts on a variety of topics.
Free virtual therapy session through the The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation
Actress Taraji P. Henson has started a campaign to help black people, who are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, access free therapy during the outbreak. Those seeking telehealth can register for a free virtual therapy session via the foundation’s website, or text Nostigma to 707070.
National Museum of African American History & Culture Digital Resources Guide
Explore, learn and engage with the National Museum of African American History and Culture through their numerous digital resources. Check it out here.
Alvin Ailey All Access
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is bringing performances to the online audience at home. Watch Ailey All Access Monday, March 30th at 7pm EDT for the first screening. Check out their page for more info.
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