Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET
Latinx communities across the U.S. continue to be underrepresented among those vaccinated for COVID-19. As of May 3, 2021, the CDC reported that while race/ethnicity was known for just over half (55%) of people who had received at least one dose of the vaccine. Among this group, nearly two thirds were White (63%), while 13% were Latinx/Hispanic.
In addition to the systemic and structural barriers generally faced by communities of color, vaccine access and readiness continues to be a challenge in many Latinx communities, even as the vaccine becomes more widely available. Created by the Vaccine Equity Cooperative, the next in this series of briefings will present: