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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As the Delta variant spreads across the country, states with low vaccination rates are quickly becoming COVID-19 “hot spots,” with some states seeing increases as ...
Carly Bad Heart Bull of Native Ways Federation talks about the impacts of COVID-19 on the Native Community, how they achieved the highest vaccination rates in the U.S., and the long-term effects of colonization.
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.
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.
Community Information Exchange Summit 2020: Accelerating Multi-Sector Collaboration to Advance Equity
We were proud to be a co-collaborator at the 2020 Community Information Exchange Summit, a national conference hosted by 2-1-1 San Diego. Here you can find all of our sessions, which focused on the importance of centering community and applying an anti-racism lens in order to achieve health equity.