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Mar 14 2021

Lamont, state officials emphasize vaccination of immigrant community at Stamford clinic

News12 Gov. Ned Lamont was at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Stamford Sunday along with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Rep. Jim Himes, the mayor and others. They say the goal is to help the immigrant community gain access to the vaccine. “Getting people vaccinated in neighborhoods like this one, communities of color, immigrant heavy communities where,…
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Mar 14 2021

As state presses equitable distribution, Stamford COVID-19 vaccine clinic reaches immigrant community

Stamford Advocate By J.D. Freda STAMFORD – The sidewalks of Selleck Street were lined Sunday with individuals eager to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the Building One Community headquarters, situated in one of the neighborhoods the state has designated for targeted vaccine distribution. As the state continues to press for an equitable vaccination process, Gov.…
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Mar 5 2021

CTLN Opinion+: Anka Badurina By Sevanny Campos In this episode of CTLN Opinion + we discussed the immigrant community and the necessity for resources and education. With 37% of Stamford residents born outside of the U.S. organizations like B1C help immigrants become independent and self-sufficient. During our conversation with Anka Badurina, the executive director of Building One Community…
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Feb 23 2021

Stamford Health wants to vaccinate 3,000 people a day. Here’s how.

MedCity News By ANUJA VAIDYA As 2021 dawned and vaccine distribution has picked up, many people had one overarching question on their minds: how and when will they get vaccinated. At the same time, providers have had to grapple with another question:  how to best approach for this historic, monumental task. For Stamford Health in Connecticut, the way…
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Mayor Martin at Stamford Hospital

Feb 17 2021

Stamford Hospital’s ‘No Barriers’ vaccine clinic seeks to reach minority populations

Fox61 By Gaby Molina Stamford Hospital is working to break down any barriers that may be stopping minority populations from getting the COVID-19 vaccine. It’s “No Barriers” program works with community groups to help ease any concerns people may have. Groups like the NAACP or Building One Community serve as trusted and familiar faces for…
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Jan 26 2021

Greenwich International Film Festival Announces 6 Community Impact Awards

GREENWICHFREEPRESS The Greenwich International Film Festival (GIFF) announced on Tuesday that they are awarding not one, but six Fairfield County based organizations with the GIFF Community Impact Award. Recipients will receive $100,000 directly from GIFF Grant Funding at the virtual Community Impact Award Ceremony on February 6, 2021. Read full article
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