As Mass. Data Shows Big Vaccine Gap Among Latinos, Advocates Call For A Fix
While Massachusetts races ahead with the vaccine rollout, state data released earlier this month showed vaccination rates among Latino residents are still lagging behind. Jim Braude was joined by two members of the Vaccine Equity Now! Coalition to discuss: Eva Millona, executive director of the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) and Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, the executive director of Lawyers For Civil Rights.
Pop Up COVID Vaccine Clinics Are A Hit Among People Sometimes Considered Vaccine Hesitant
Vaccine hesitancy isn’t the only reason people fail to get vaccinated. Sometimes people don’t have the time — or a way — to get to a mass vaccination site. Liz Neisloss reports on one health center that is taking COVID-19 vaccines on the road with pop-up clinics.
What's In Biden's Infrastructure Bill?
President Biden on Wednesday introduced his $2 trillion plan that seeks to fortify the nation's lagging infrastructure, with investments in everything from transportation and water to internet and school buildings, paid for by things like a corporate tax hike. Jesse Mermell, former Massachusetts congressional candidate & the former president of the Alliance for Business Leadership, and Chris Dempsey, the director of Transportation for Massachusetts, talked about what's in the bill.