Building Health Equity & Vaccine Confidence In Latinx Communities
May 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
After more than a century of research demonstrating how poverty and discrimination drive disease, controversy remains regarding how we can finally address the root causes of these issues.
A virtual town hall series to examine the ethical and economic imperative to build health equity in our Latinx communities.
Beyond COVID-19, we’ll discuss how supporting Latinx communities to regain the disrupted trajectory of upward mobility would be a sustainable investment that would benefit the entire country.
- Mayra Alvarez, MHA; Mayra Alvarez, President of The Children’s Partnership and member of The Biden-Harris COVID Health Equity Task Force
- Daniel Turner-Lloveras, MD; The Latino Coalition Against COVID-19, Founding Member
- Jose Torradas, |MD
- Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, MD
- Jessica Otero
—– A virtual community platform similar to clubhouse but with video
—– A bilingual volunteer-led program that empowers community members through digital literacy education, online vaccine appointment scheduling, & inclusive conversations to combat misinformation. A socioeconomic intervention providing them with the skills needed for new jobs.
—– Become a vaccine advocate by sharing why you were vaccinated. We’d also like to know if you believe farmworkers should be considered essential and deserve equal access to health care.
* Entry Form: https://bit.ly/vacunateya-video-form
* Voting Gallery: https://bit.ly/vacunateya
—– After seeing the most prominent websites fail to provide their vaccine finder websites in both English and Spanish, we created a culturally and linguistically sensitive in-depth list of vaccine locations
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