The Salvadoran American first launched Knock and Drop Iowa, which delivers food to Latino families. Now she’s making sure they are getting the COVID-19 vaccine too.
“Las personas tienen que alzar su voz y pelear por sus derechos, porque los tenemos. La vacuna está disponible para todos”, dijo Graciela Araujo.
“Stay there, and ask for an explanation,” Graciela Araujo said. “People have to speak up and fight for their rights because we do have rights here. The vaccine is available for everyone—for everyone.”
This Puerto Rican grandmother’s ordeal to get the vaccine began in December, leaving her frustrated and “emotionally drained.”
To a devoted Puerto Rican second grade teacher in Florida’s hard-hit Orange County, this news comes as no surprise.
“Keep going into every available website and call every available number… Tens of thousands have already been vaccinated so it’s out there,” Salinas said.