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  • United Domestic Workers (UDW), Lideres Campesinas, And Santa Maria/Lompoc Branch Of The NAACP Partner With Santa Barbara County Public Health Department For Vaccine Clinic

    United Domestic Workers (UDW), Lideres Campesinas, And Santa  Maria/Lompoc Branch Of The NAACP Partner With Santa Barbara County Public Health Department to provide another Mobile Vaccination Clinic on Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at UDW Union Hall, 402 S. Miller Street, Santa Maria.

    By APPOINTMENT ONLY, the clinic is being offered to primarily under-served community members; however, anyone wishing a vaccine will not be refused, provided there are available appointments. 200 doses of the Moderna vaccine are presently available and will be filled by appointment only on an appointment basis. While appointments are encouraged, walk ups will be accepted provided there are vaccines available.

    Those wishing an appointment are encouraged to call UDW Union Hall at (805)-349-9656 (English/Spanish) or Lawanda Lyons-Pruitt, NAACP President, at (805)-448 7869 (English).

    United Domestic Workers of America (UDW)/AFSCME Local 3930 is a homecare union made up of over 66,000 in-home caregivers across the state of California. UDW caregivers provide care through the state’s In-Home Supportive Services program (IHSS), which allows hundreds of thousands of seniors and people with disabilities to stay safe and healthy at home.

    LIDERES CAMPESINAS represents a culmination of decades of work by farm working women (campesinas) who have been the leaders of many grassroots and mobilizing efforts to improve the lives of farmworker communities. Their principal goal is to form a network of communication throughout the state of California to promote the development of a united effort between campesinas and other groups who advocate the rights of the campesina community.

    Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization found to address existing racial and ethnic disparities. Read more about the NAACP’s work and their six “Game Changer” at naacp.org and the Santa Maria-Lompoc Branch work at santamarialompocnaacp.org.