Data and Door Knocking: One City's Push for Racial Equity in Vaccines

White Americans are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 at higher rates than Black and Latino people, even though communities of color have been hit hardest by the pandemic. We explore how Chicago is tackling this problem and what other city’s can learn from their efforts.


Guests:

Allison Arwady, MD, MPH, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health

James Rudyk, Executive Director, Northwest Side Housing Center

Vanessa Valentin, Community Relations Director, 36th Ward Alderman’s Office

Adriane Casalotti, Chief of Government and Public Affairs, National Association of County and City Health Officials


Learn more about vaccine distribution inequities and read a full transcript of the episode on our website: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/03/04/data-and-door-knocking-one-citys-push-for-racial-equity-in-vaccines/


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