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Staying Connected: Updates about COVID-19 and WLRC/CAN

February 20, 2023 Update: Heading link

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The center at 1700 Student Services Building will be open Monday through Friday, 10am – 4pm.

Masks are strongly recommended and appreciated. Masks continue to help prevent the spread of airborne respiratory illnesses and allow us to be in solidarity with those who are immunocompromised.

Detailed building and suite accessibility info

You can also engage with us in multiple other ways!

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Survivors, we are here for you as you begin the fall semester! Please reach out to the Campus Advocacy Network anytime you are looking for support, information, resources, answers, and/or advocacy related to safety, gender-based violence (sexual assault, domestic/dating violence, stalking, harassment, family abuse), or healing.

We are continuing to work on a hybrid schedule, with appointments by phone, Zoom, and Google Hangouts text-based chat. If you prefer to meet in person, we can schedule an appointment at our office with social distancing and masks.

To connect with an advocate:

For those living with violence, having to isolate or self-quarantine oneself can make a situation more unsafe. We are here to answer questions and provide support if you or a loved one is in a situation like this. If you are looking for shelter, food, or safety planning, please reach out to CAN to learn the options available on and off campus. We also encourage you to check in with friends and family who may be vulnerable and share our contact information with them.

If you are concerned that someone may be monitoring your phone or computer, please review the Technology Safety Toolkit from the National Network to End Domestic Violence.

UIC COVID-19 Resources Heading link

UIC has created a webpage to bring the latest news and information about COVID-19 to the campus community:

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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The UIC Law School Fair Housing Clinic has provided resources regarding fair housing rights and a list of shelters in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Download the PDFs here:

You can find additional hotline, education, shelter, medical advocacy, legal advocacy, and counseling resources for survivors on our Resources page.

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The UIC Pop-Up Pantry remains open at Student Center East and continues to collect and distribute food to students. Please check their website for the latest info on open hours and policies.

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UIC Technology Solutions continues to provide support, including remote learning resources, to students, staff, and faculty.

School of Public Health Resource Page Heading link

The UIC School of Public Health has compiled a variety of useful resources for the UIC and Chicago communities, including COVID testing information, fact sheets in different languages, unemployment benefits, and wellness advice.

Interdependent UIC: Accessibility Considerations for Remote Access Heading link

Margaret Fink, Director of UIC’s Disability Cultural Center, has created a shared, living Google doc about COVID-19.  It started as a document about accessibility for remote teaching, but its focus has expanded to be a social-justice-focused resource around COVID-19. We hope you find it useful. Please share and feel free to add suggestions.