Vaccine Plus – Community Health & Power: Kansas City

Grant Details

Grant Program

Vaccine Plus – Community Heath and Power

Organization

El Centro

Year

2023

Scope

KS

Grant Amount

$25,000

Links

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A Vaccine Plus grant to support El Centro in expanding and providing education and outreach services on COVID vaccinations, in addition to other community education programs and wraparound services, like health eating and financial literacy programs, through El Centro’s Promotoras program.

More From El Centro

Below are several blog posts and webinars featuring El Centro’s work on health and well-being.

El Centro, Kansas City

Levers for Long-Term Change: How Vaccine Plus Community-Led Health Initiatives Built Power & Strategies for the Future

In this webinar, featuring three of Rx Foundation’s Vaccine Plus – Community Health and Power grant partners – El Centro, New Direction Health Care Solutions, and the Organization for Black Struggle – and guided by moderator Gloria Medina of Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education (SCOPE), we discuss whether grassroots groups are better able to advance long-term change in their communities as a result…

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The Impact of Medicaid ‘Unwinding’ and Resources

Background Beginning April 1st, several state Medicaid programs began the long and drawn out process of redetermination – verifying eligibility information for current enrollees and slowly dis-enrolling people based on changes in income or household size. As a result, millions of beneficiaries who currently have health coverage through Medicaid will be disenrolled from the program…

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