Community Organization Testimonials
The City of Sacramento is working with a diverse group of 15 Sacramento community-based organizations (CBOs) to increase vaccination rates in the neighborhoods that have been hit hardest by COVID-19.
The “Sacramento Get Vaccinated” outreach campaign, funded through the federal American Rescue Plan, funds community-based organizations to hold ongoing and pop-up vaccine clinics, support door-to-door efforts to talk about vaccines with the community, and provide incentives for vaccination.
Dr. Colette Charles Community Liaison, Center of Praise Ministries
Center of Praise Ministries hosts pop-up vaccine clinics regularly, where warm meals are also provided to those in attendance.
Charles Ware CEO & Founder, Oak Park Homeless Project
The Oak Park Homeless Project organizes pop up vaccine clinics and conducts regular walks/door-to-door efforts in key areas within the community to help answer questions about the vaccine.
Lupita Avalos Vaccine Ambassador, Stanford Settlement
The Stanford Settlement conducts canvassing and outreach events, supports local vaccine clinics and employs three part-time vaccine ambassador to help reach hesitant residents and answer vaccine questions.