Health Equity

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Stories from the Pandemic: Advocacy and Resilience in Black Immigrant and Refugee Communities – Oct 26, 2021 04:00 PM


While the COVID-19 pandemic has further revealed the systemic inequalities faced by people of color, immigrants, and refugees, it has also highlighted the deep traditions of organizing and resilience within these communities. This panel, moderated by MN Transform research assistant and UMN PhD candidate Ibrahim Hirsi, brings together three advocates and leaders from Minnesota’s Black, immigrant, and refugee communities: Hani Jacobson, Nelima Sitati Munene, and Mariam Mohamed to discuss their work advancing equity and justice during the pandemic.
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Current Resources

ACER knows that this pandemic is disproportionately impacting our community and as the second wave takes over we want to make sure you’re connected to the resources you need. Call the hotline number or email acer.hotline@acerinc.org to have your questions answered.

Highlights of what we can help with:

  • Transportation and information on where and how to get tested for COVID 19
  • Resources to help pay your rent, mortgage, and utilities
  • Finding and accessing healthcare and mental health resources and support
  • Food resources for you and your family
  • Finding a job and accessing unemployment resources

Language support: Spanish, Hindi, and Pidgin English

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Health Equity
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Brooklyn Park’s Healthy Living Hub

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