Video Conferencing & Group Chat

GoToMeeting: 3 months of free video conferencing, web hosting, remote access, and support services for critical front-line service providers, including eligible healthcare providers, educational institutions, municipalities, and nonprofit organizations.

Google (G Suite): Free access to advanced Hangouts Meet video conferencing capabilities to all G Suite and G Suite for education customers until July 1, 2020. Provides HD audio conferencing, screen sharing, and video-conferencing with up to 1,000 participants.

Microsoft Teams: 6-month trial for the premium version of Microsoft Teams.

WebEx: Offering an upgraded free plan, with 1 month free, when you sign up for a paid monthly plan, or 4 months free when purchasing an annual plan. Use code at checkout: wecare2020.

Slack: Offering to make the paid version of its chat app freely available to anyone directly supporting COVID-19 response.

Low-Cost or Free WiFi

Internet Essentials from Comcast: Free Internet service for 60 days for low-income households in neighborhoods with Comcast.

Spectrum Broadband: 2 months of free Internet to households with students in pre-K to 12 and/or college, free access to WiFi hotspots, and free/low-cost Internet services for low-income households in neighborhoods with Spectrum.

Optimum: 2 months of free Internet to households with K-12 and/or college students and low-cost Internet services for low-income households in neighborhoods with Optimum.

NYC Mesh: Connect to free community-supported WiFi in specific Brooklyn neighborhoods (see map).

Guides for Working Remotely

TechSoup: Resource guide for remote work

Wethos: Guide on building a fully-remote team

Mobilize: Guide on organizing strategies in a time of social distancing

Equality Labs: Resource guide on digital security

Beth Kanter: Guide on how to facilitate effective virtual meetings