Indy Hall COVID Status

Updates from our community

Update: Pennsylvania Unemployment for Freelancers is now available (kinda)

This morning I heard news that PA’s “PUA Portal” aka the unemployment claim registry for freelancers, gig-workers, and self-employed people is live for PA residents.

???? 4/20 UPDATES FROM PHILLY LEGAL ASSISTANCE

1. The site is currently getting slammed with people trying to apply, so it is very slow and full of errors.

“Feels like using the internet on Dial...[click for more]

Alex Hillman Alex Hillman

Alex Hillman

5 minute read

Feeling Shaggy? DIY Quarantine Haircuts

During our morning coffee chats at Indy Hall, I’ve been hearing that a lot of folks (especially men folk) are really wanting haircuts right now.

I successfully* cut my husband’s hair yesterday. We got a clipper and a set of guards, I watched a bunch of YouTube videos, and it went reasonably well.

Here’s an assembly of the videos that I found most helpful. The first video is also geared...[click for more]

Amanda Thomas Amanda Thomas

Amanda Thomas

1 minute read

Self Employed? Here's the real deal with COVID19 relief and the CARES Act

Last Updated April 13, 2020, 12:14pn

If you’ve been following me on Twitter, you might have seen my public exasperation with PNC Bank’s horribly broken website.

I know I’m not alone. Every small business owner is grappling with some version of questions and...[click for more]

Alex Hillman Alex Hillman

Alex Hillman

10 minute read

Dear Philly Freelance Community

Hi there. Alex here, cofounder of Indy Hall.

First and foremost, I truly hope that you and your loved ones are healthy and getting by, considering the circumstances. ❤️

Even with our relative health and and sanity intact, nearly all of the freelancers, consultants, and small business owners I know are coping with a unique set of uncertainties right now.

So I wanted to write a little something to provide a little...[click for more]

Alex Hillman Alex Hillman

Alex Hillman

6 minute read

❤️ A bit of Indy Hall “Netiquette”

Alex Hillman Alex Hillman

Alex Hillman

2 minute read

Building access + picking up mail during COVID-19

Alex Hillman Alex Hillman

Alex Hillman

3 minute read

our coworking space is closed temporarily for the safety of our community and city

Well, this is new. 

As of 5pm on March 16th, the City of Philadelphia is ordering a mandatory closure of all non-essential businesses through the end of this month until further notice. 

This will undoubtedly have crushing ripple effects throughout our city. However, with all of the evidence we have, this action is necessary to save lives. During one of our team calls today, Anaia shared something she said to a relative: 

...[click for more]
Alex Hillman Alex Hillman

Alex Hillman

3 minute read

Our COVID-19 Response and Planning

Alex Hillman Alex Hillman

Alex Hillman

8 minute read