Community

Birmingham’s Walladeen Streeter, Health Care Champion for a Better Bush Hills Community

BY PATIENCE ITSON bhamnow.com During the COVID-19 pandemic, Streeter saw many African Americans dying from the virus due to a lack of vaccine awareness and clinics. Motivated by her love and concern for all people, she

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Walladean Streeter, hero of Bush Hills, on why you need to get involved

BY PATIENCE ITSON bhamnow.com Getting the COVID-19 vaccine may have been a no-brainer for some, but for others, it wasn’t such a simple decision—especially in Birmingham’s underserved communities. To bring awareness to the importance of vaccination,

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Meet the Birmingham Pastor Igniting Health Equity for the Local Community

By Lauren Perry Bham Now UAB partnered with Acclinate to help bring awareness to the importance of vaccination with a compassionate approach. Together, they are working to share COVID stories from real community members through a campaign

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Acclinate: Helping People of Color Take Control of Their Health

January 4, 2023 By Patsy Douglas WVTM13 One organization is pushing for people to get serious about their annual health checkups before it’s too late. #NowIncluded is a movement for the community, as organizations like

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Acclinate Races Against The Clock To Increase Diversity In Clinical Drug Trials

Richard BanksWBHM For Del Smith, the effort to increase minority participation in clinical drug trials is personal. His mother, a healthcare worker, passed away from tuberculosis. “They gave her drug after drug, after drug, trying

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