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‘It’s Up To You’ Campaign to Educate Millions of Americans about COVID-19 Vaccines

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The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative have revealed the platform for their COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative, “It’s Up To You.” Representing one of the largest public education efforts in U.S. history, more than 300 major brands, media companies, and organizations are supporting the campaigns designed to reach distinct audiences.
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NYC data reports racial and ethnic disparities in distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

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COVID-19 has revealed many of the racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare faced by people of color and ethnic groups. From suffering from higher disproportionate rates of infection and death, to disproportionately being more likely to end up in the hospital, communities of color and ethnic minority groups have been hit harder by the virus than white populations. Now we are seeing further disparities in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. 

Recent survey data reveal the effects of COVID-19 on women’s careers 

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Last month, record job losses pushed women and people of color out of the workforce en mass with over 140,000 jobs lost in December alone. The effects of COVID-19 on women’s careers has been extensive. Women in the U.S. have bore the brunt of pandemic-related layoffs, resulting in over 5 million jobs lost according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
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How the $1.9 Trillion "American Rescue Plan" will help communities rebuild post-COVID

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The twin disasters of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic fallout have left families reeling from sickness, unemployment, and increases in food anxiety. Communities of color have especially been disproportionately affected.As President Biden steps into office, it is crucial that these issues be addressed with the recovery plan that will aim to combat these crises. 
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Record job losses in December push women out of the workforce en mass

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New data released last week has revealed that in December employers cut 140,000 jobs. A closer look at the data also reveals a shocking gender gap: Women accounted for all the job losses, losing 156,000 jobs.

Immigrant mixed-households to receive stimulus checks

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New stimulus checks are coming for jobless Americans. After months of negotiations, lawmakers struck a $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus deal. The stimulus package was passed by the Senate earlier this week, just in time as nearly 12 million Americans are set to lose unemployment benefits the day after Christmas. 
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COVID19 Vaccination marks historic day in New Jersey

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As Covid19 vaccination marks a historic day in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy watched the first five New Jersey healthcare workers being vaccinated.
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Effective strategies to tackle stress in the workplace with COVID19

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Stress in the workplace is something we have all experienced.  And not all stress is necessarily a bad thing. Stress can drive you to meet a goal or take on a new challenge.
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Blacks, Latinxs, Native Americans hospitalized 4 times due to COVID-19 reflect health disparities

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We are unfortunately now entering another phase of quarantining…