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Pop Up COVID Vaccine Clinic at Progress Place

There are smiles behind those masks as one of our IW Residences (IWR) residents shows off his COVID vaccine card at the first of several events to expand vaccine access to the communities served by Interfaith Works. At an event at Progress Place in Silver Spring last month, 90 percent of IWR residents were vaccinated. … Continue reading Pop Up COVID Vaccine Clinic at Progress Place

American Rescue Plan Offers Hope and Help

The newly enacted $1.9-trillion American Rescue Plan offers the possibility of widespread transformation, providing major, direct help to low-income families and individuals battling poverty. There are many provisions and programs that will benefit the more than 17,000 people served by Interfaith Works. The sweeping law will provide relief to people facing eviction and homelessness, expand … Continue reading American Rescue Plan Offers Hope and Help

Vaccine Access, Trust are Key Issues in Vulnerable Communities

IW’s latest “Community Conversation” focused on “The Vaccine & The Vulnerable,” exploring issues of health inequities in communities hit hard by the pandemic. The conversation was guided by IW’s Rev. Dr. Rosetta Robinson, director of the Emergency Assistance Coalition. Shawn Ellis of Montgomery County’s Office of Community Partnerships noted Montgomery County’s success in connecting with … Continue reading Vaccine Access, Trust are Key Issues in Vulnerable Communities