Written by members of the Vaccine Equity Cooperative and Community-based Workforce Alliance, this blog piece amplifies lessons learned from our nation’s pandemic response with the ...
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Local Workforces, Community Advocacy and Trusted Messengers: Bright Spots in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
What defines a "bright spot" in equitable vaccine distribution? The standout stories in this blog post include targeted, community-specific planning, process, and outreach that leads to increased vaccination readiness and access - and offer approaches that can be replicated in other communities.
Our Chief People & Equity Officer, Jennifer Valenzuela, is a featured guest on the Novartis Foundation podcast discussing health equity and the uptick in food ...
Our Chief Medical Officer Damon Francis joins THE CONVERSATION, a new campaign featuring Black doctors, nurses and researchers who offer honest and accessible guidance about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Vaccine distribution could still be a bright spot in our COVID response - the moment that community members and organizations can work in authentic partnership with a range of institutions to deliver a life-saving essential health resource broadly and equitably. And it is an opportunity to put us on a path to create more equitable, lasting systems of health. Let us know how you can be part of the movement.
As we work to to flatten the next COVID-19 curve – the increased demand for essential resources like food, housing and income supports – it is critical that we lean on data to inform the path forward. In this post written with several of our Bay Area partners, we review various data sources to show how social services systems have been impacted by the pandemic and discuss the power of harnessing data in partnership with community input to shape interventions.