Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 6/9
Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 6/9

Current Facts and Figures

  • Number of vaccines given at LATIN-19 clinics — 10,460
  • Percentage of NC population at least partially vaccinated — 54%
  • Percentage of people partially vaccinated in NC who identify as Latinx — 7%
  • Hispanic population in NC — 10%
  • Percentage of Hispanic COVID-19 cases in NC — 20%

Agenda for 6.9.21

1. Yael Flores, Carolinas State Director, American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC)
2. Luis Pastor, CEO Cooperativa Latina Credit Union
3. Updates from LATIN-19 Executive Team
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Give Your Thoughts and Ideas

We welcome your feedback about weekly meetings, ongoing initiatives, and organizational priorities. You are also welcome to submit news and announcements to be shared with our broader community. 
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News and Announcements

Vaccine Appointments and Walk-Ins

We're working to support 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

Stipend for Transit Plan Feedback Ambassadors

Phase II of the Durham Transit Plan will begin mid-June 2021. This plan guides how about $500 million will be spent on improving transit for the Durham community and we need feedback to refine priorities about how best to serve the Durham residents through public transportation resources. If you would like to help collect feedback, register to be an Engagement Ambassador by June 13 and receive a $25 stipend for your work and more money based on how many surveys you are able to collect. 

Log2Lose Weightloss Program 

 Tuesday, June 15, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | On Zoom
Join us to share your voice and opinions about our study and the best ways we can reach the Latino/Latina communities. You will receive a $50 gift card for your time. Contact diane.willis@duke.edu or call 919.668.8384 to participate. 

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. 

Latino Educational Achievement Partnership (LEAP)

Registration is open for dual-language preschool in Durham. School is half-day, September - May. Tuition is $40/month with subsidy (for children who receive Medicaid or approved on a case-by-case basis). Transportation is available within a limited distance from the school (located at St. Luke's Church, 1737 Hillandale Road). Apply online at durhamleap.org or call 919.302.0331

Open Positions
Manager of Immigration Legal Services | World Health | Preference for candidates who speak fluent Spanish. Hiring asap. Learn more online 
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  
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