“So how can we all take steps to look out for one another? How do communities already vulnerable to the glaring shortcomings of our political and economic systems ensure their own survival during a pandemic? An early answer, that’s arisen in the last week, is a tactic long used by activists and organizers: mutual aid, a term that simply refers to people helping one another.” (from https://www.teenvogue.com/story/people-fighting-coronavirus-mutual-aid-efforts-help-each-other)
For the most vulnerable among us, below is a list of mutual funds that you can apply to for funds.
For the more fortunate, the GAPIMNY Steering Committee invites you to support the most vulnerable among us. One effective way to do that is with a donation to any number of mutual aid funds, some of which are provided below.
Mutual Aid Fund for LGBTQI BIPOC
Mutual Aid Fund for Sex Workers in New York
Mutual Aid Fund for Incarcerated Comrades
Mutual Aid Fund for Undocumented Workers