Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 6/2
Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 6/2

Current Facts and Figures

  • Number of vaccines given at LATIN-19 clinics — 10,460
  • Percentage of NC population at least partially vaccinated — 53.1%
  • Percentage of NC Latinx population at least partially vaccinated — 7.4%
  • Hispanic population in NC — 9.8%
  • Percentage of Hispanic COVID-19 cases in NC — 20%

Agenda for 6.2.21

1. Updates from LATIN-19 Executive Team
2. Elana Horwitz and Winston Liu, Root Causes: Food insecurity in the Latinx community
3. Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, Updates on SER Comunidad 
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News and Announcements

Vaccine Appointments and Walk-Ins

Starting this week, we'll be supporting mobile clinics across the Triangle. You can view our spreadsheet to see upcoming vaccine clinics for the Latina community. You are welcome to share this resource with others. If you would like to add a clinic, please submit the information to hola@latin19.org

Help Requested: Share Your Contacts
As part of our work to build vaccine trust in NC, we want to identify hair salons, barbershops, nail salons, and eyebrow threading businesses that are owned or cater to the comunidad latina, as well as immigrant and refugee communities. We are working with NC DHHS on a project for listening sessions. To share information email hola@latin19.org

Billions of Dollars & Billions of Questions: American Rescue Plan funds in NC

NC Child Advocacy Network – Special Weekly Legislative Update
Friday, June 4, 11 a.m. | Register Online 
  • Matt Gross, Assistant Secretary for Government Affairs, NC DHHS 
  • Suzy Khachaturyan, Policy Analyst, NC Budget & Tax Center
  • Vikki Crouse, Policy Analyst & KIDSCOUNT Program Director, NC Child
  • Elizabeth Byrum, Campaigns Specialist, NC Child
  • Moderator: Tiffany Gladney, Policy Director, NC Child

Corona Conversations Within the Black and Brown Community 
Thursday, June 17, 8 - 9 p.m. | On Facebook Live with Minority Healthy 
A discussion on how to become an MD or PhD featuring LATIN-19 Executive Team member, Leonor Corsino, MD. 

Open Positions
NP or PA who loves to work with kids (Spanish a plus) | Small practice in Angier, NC | If interested please call 919.639.9995 or fax resumes to 919.639.3518 
Community Health Worker Coordinator/Instructor | Durham Tech | Learn More 
Doula (Spanish-Speaking) to support mother during labor and after baby's arrival | Please contact Amy MacDonald, Duke OB/Gyn  

Bilingual Outreach Worker | NC Farmworkers’ Project | Learn More 

Tele-Behavioral Health Coordinator | NC Farmworkers’ Project | Learn More 

Farmworker Outreach Specialist | Piedmont Health Services | Learn More 

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