2021 State of Latino America Summit: The Impact of COVID-19 and Efforts to Vaccinate Our Communities

The Impact of COVID-19 and Efforts to Vaccinate Our Communities
COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on communities of color, and Latinos have been hit particularly hard. In this session you will hear from leading medical professionals who will dispel any myths about the vaccine and also hear from advocates about the needs of communities of color, and the help then need to overcome the challenges they face due to the pandemic.

Speakers:
Melissa L. Pluguez-Moldavskiy, DNP, FNP-BC, AGACNP- BC, National Association of Hispanic Nurses;
Dr. Ilan Shapiro, Co- Chair of Southern California chapter, National Hispanic Medical Association;
Aracely PanameƱo, Director of Latino Affairs, Center for Responsible Lending;
Dr. Rodolpho Galindo, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory University

Moderator:
David Cruz, Communications Director, LULAC

State of Latino America Summit
Recorded on February 17, 2021
Total Duration: 57 mins. 36 secs.

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