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Five on Friday: Community Health Literacy

Five on Friday: Community Health Literacy


People on their cell phones

Myrellis and Ashley-Michelle shared an article on a controversial community-led movement against sexual violence in Puerto Rico, highlighting the sexual violence crisis with which Puerto Ricans are grappling: ¿Has Visto la Lista? An Instagram account called Yo Te Creo started naming alleged abusers in Puerto Rico. Did it go too far?

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People reading health information provided by materials

Alma forwarded on the CDC’s announcement of a new resource to help assess health literacy in  your community: the Community Health Literacy Assessment

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The puppet being moved by a group of people

Have you seen Amal? Del shared the news that the 12-foot-tall puppet of a Syrian refugee that has been walked from Turkey to England: Four Months, 5,000 Miles: A Refugee Puppet Looks for Home
Kaethe added this video: Little Amal arrives at the Royal Opera House as part of The Walk


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A farmworker speaking about housing

Kaethe also offered up an article highlighting housing insecurity, featuring one strawberry picker who spends 80% of her income on rent: California Farmworkers Struggle to Find Affordable Housing

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Parents and children wait for vaccination

Weekly Win: Robert sent along the Wednesday article with the good news for the week: The White House Estimates Almost a Million Children Ages 5 to 11 Have Gotten COVID Vaccine Shots So Far.



Have a safe and healthy weekend!

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