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Beating the Pavement to Vaccinate the Underrepresented — And Protect Everyone

Leonor Garcia held her clipboard close to her chest and rapped on the car window with her knuckles. The driver was in one of dozens of cars lined up on a quiet stretch of road in Adelanto, California, a small city near the southwestern edge of the Mojave Desert. He was waiting for the food bank line to start moving and lowered the passenger window just enough to hear what Garcia wanted. Then she launched into her pitch. This story also ran on Black Voice News. It can be republished for free. “Good morning! We’re here to talk about covid-19 today! Do you have a minute?” she said in Spanish. After a brief conversation, Garcia learned the man had no...

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