COVID-19 Federal Relief Funds for the Arts 101 Series | Pandemic Unemployment

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The United States of America is currently experiencing it's highest unemployment rate in 90 as result of the Corovnavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In late March of 2020, congress passed the CARES Act to provide relief for millions of Americans. Join us as we explore the Pandemic Unemployment Compensation/Pandemic Unemployment Assistance benefits in the CARES Act.

Topics in this video include:

  • Pandemic Unemployment Compensation/Assistance overview
  • Who is eligible to receive benefits
  • How and what you need to apply

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Nina Ozlu Tunceli

Chief Counsel of Government and Public Affairs, Americans for the Arts

Executive Director, Americans for the Arts Action Fund

Nina Ozlu Tunceli is both Chief Counsel of Government and Public Affairs at Americans for the Arts as well as the Executive Director of the Americans for the Arts Action Fund. Since 1993, Nina has served as the chief policy strategist for Americans for the Arts’ federal, state, and local public affairs work, grassroots advocacy campaigns, policy development, and national coalition-building efforts with cultural and civic organizations to advance the arts in America. In 2004, she also became the executive director of the Americans for the Arts Action Fund, a separate 501(c)(4) organization with a connected Political Action Committee—the only dedicated arts PAC in the country. Nina now mobilizes the political and legislative efforts of more than 420,000+ citizen activists in advancing arts policy issues to legislators and candidates seeking federal public office. She is a graduate of George Washington University and the University of Richmond School of Law.

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Pandemic Unemployment