CGP is invested in fostering critical community and organizational partnerships, creating the necessary infrastructure to begin neutralizing the very real threat of disinformation in Black and LatinX communities. This will include expanding our network of trusted validators that can dispel the disinformation overwhelming the communities by sharing a fact-based, research guided narrative that speaks to the very real struggles Floridians are experiencing as we try to ensure that hard to reach communities are given the opportunity to have safe and equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine. It’s also important that these validators, together with grassroots organizations on the ground, elevate a core narrative that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe, accessible, and a critical cornerstone of rebuilding a Florida that works for everyone.
WHY MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES
DON'T GET VACCINATED
In this informational series, Common Ground FL explores why vaccine hesitancy is so potent in certain groups! We explored (via video essays and infographics) why groups like Black Communities, LGBTQ+ Communities, and Undocumented Communities may choose to avoid vaccination. (Hint: the answer involves a long and rich history.)
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