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Ending COVID-19 By Understanding the Barriers to Vaccinations

HIT Strategies’ most critical research priority in 2021 is increasing COVID vaccination rates amongst communities of color and young people; the two groups that express the most hesitancy and face the highest structural barriers. At HIT Strategies we are committed to understanding all of the obstacles that restrict these communities from accessing the vaccine and discovering solutions to close the persisting vaccination gaps. From our poll of diverse communities in five major cities around the country conducted for the Rockefeller Foundation to our general population poll of Black people conducted for Black Futures Labs, we have learned a lot about the barriers and motivations informing attitudes about vaccination hesitancy and accessibility