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December 2, 2022
By Danielle Dean

Media: Community health groups that played crucial role during Covid-19 pandemic say they’re being left out of government funding

Vaccine Equity Cooperative Advisory Group member Venus Ginés and co-founder Denise Octavia Smith discuss the lack of federal investment towards grassroots organizations

HRSA grants were awarded mostly to government health departments, universities and other large organizations.” In this CNN article, Vaccine Equity Cooperative Advisory Group member Venus Ginés (President of Día de la Mujer Latina) and co-founder Denise Octavia Smith MBA, BS, CHW, PN, SFC (Executive Director of the National Association of Community Health Workers) discuss the lack of investment towards grassroots organizations, despite the reliance on their health promotion work to reach our most vulnerable populations.

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