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COVID Response/Relief 

Community Health/Needs Assessment and Response

  • During the first days of school and business closures, our team sent peer-to-peer texts via Hustle to over 7,000 supporters across the Valley inviting them to participate in virtual 1:1s to discuss needs, fears, and provide an outlet for those in unsure circumstances
  • Hosted weekly Unemployment Insurance and Housing Justice Webinars with legal representatives to answer questions
  • Reached out to over 100 minority and women-owned small businesses to provide assistance in applying for federal SBA loans and other resources to support small business owners of color throughout this crisis, including dozens of local restaurants establish themselves on social media and food delivery apps to ensure they could continue operating through curbside or delivery services throughout the pandemic. 
  • Since our physical office closed for safety concerns, we conducted all meetings, trainings, small business support and other programs bilingually and via phone and/or video applications.
  • Touched more than 34,000 homes with wellness checks and resource provision
  • Conducted two rounds of surveys to ID those in need of economic relief due to being excluded for legal status and identify the challenges our community is having due to the pandemic 

 

Vaccination Efforts

  • Over the course of 2 days in Feb. 2021, we made 2,054 calls into the 70+ Latinx community in the heart of East Las Vegas. We scheduled 57 vaccine appointments and identified 66 who had started the process but met with resistance from 72 individuals who refused due to misinformation and popular misconceptions.
  • Partnering with Immunize Nevada to host vaccination clinics tailored to the needs of the immigrant community at our office, located in the heart of 89110, the most impacted zip code in the state
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