Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 5/5
Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 5/5

Current Facts and Figures

  • Number of vaccines given at LATIN-19 clinics — 7,629
  • Percentage of NC population at least partially vaccinated — 49.6%
  • Percentage of NC Latinx population at least partially vaccinated — 6.8%
  • Hispanic population in NC — 9.8%
  • Percentage of Hispanic COVID-19 cases in NC — 20%

Agenda for 5.5.21

1. Updates from LATIN-19 Executive Team
2. Allyson Cobb and Devin Desjarlais: Free vaccine rides via Lyft
3. Sally Taylor, Gloria Pinero, and Maria Manson: COVID Outpatient Study
4. Carter Wade: Medicaid Transformation and Choosing a Plan
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Upcoming Vaccination Events

  • May 6, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Wheels Fun Park, Durham
  • May 13, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Wheels Fun Park, Durham
  • May 15, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Wake County, multiple locations 
  • May 20, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Wheels Fun Park, Durham
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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

We have created a new spreadsheet for tracking all 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

North Carolina Lobbying for Nonprofits
Friday, May 7| 11 a.m. on Zoom
The NC Office of the Hispanic Federation is offering this training to cover the do’s and don’ts for nonprofits when they engage in direct and indirect lobbying practices, reporting information, grassroots and organizational lobbying, and communication strategies. Register online by Tuesday, May 4. 

LatinxEd Fellowship
Applications are now open for the inaugural cohort of the LatinxEd Fellows. Over this six-month immersive learning opportunity, Fellows will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to participate in education advocacy and gain leadership experience as practitioners.

REACH Equity Center 2021 Colloquium
May 10 | 9 a.m. on Zoom
“Fostering a New Era of Health Disparities Research and Researchers” with keynote speaker Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.

Open Positions
Doula, Spanish-Speaking | Support needed for labor and post-partum. Contact Amy Macdonald, Duke Nurse Midwife
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