September 21, 2022.Reading time 5 minutes.
We interviewed AARTH staff and their partner organizations to hear about the ways systemic racism had an impact on vaccination efforts in the Black community and the approaches that community-based organizations took to reach the community. The partnership between AARTH and many other organizations resulted in more than 8000 community members getting vaccinated, many within the Black community.
August 24, 2021.Reading time 15 minutes.
The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle has focused on supporting communities most in need during the pandemic — and helped Public Health develop a more racially equitable COVID-19 response.
May 18, 2021.Reading time 12 minutes.
Something special has been quietly occurring for 52 consecutive weeks over Zoom since the pandemic started: Con Confianza y En Comunidad (“With trust and in community”).
May 14, 2021.Reading time 4 minutes.
Since the first COVID-19 vaccines were delivered in December 2020, we’ve learned a lot about what moves people to get vaccinated. One approach we know is effective is when people share positive, personal experiences with others who have yet to get vaccinated.
March 17, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
We’re in solidarity with our diverse Asian neighbors in King County in the midst of a growing rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-Asian racism and xenophobia have shaken and traumatized our communities. We denounce racism, colorism, and any actions taken to harm someone because of their race or place of origin.
January 11, 2021.Reading time 16 minutes.
New works by seven local artists and community creatives offer fresh ways of understanding the intersection of the COVID-19 pandemic with race, bias and culture.