A Vaccination Champion is someone passionate about protecting the health of Native elders by encouraging appropriate and timely vaccinations. Our collective voices will help increase confidence in COVID-19 and flu vaccinations, and together, we can support the health and well-being of our community.
As a Vaccination Champion, you will share your story about COVID-19 and the flu. Your participation will help add to the collection of digital stories, which can be viewed for free.
The International Association for Indigenous Aging (IA²) is a non-profit tribal serving organization that works to 1) Ensure the provision of appropriate and quality services and resources for indigenous elders; 2) Expand opportunities for elders’ involvement in community participation, health, and disease education, volunteerism/civic engagement, elder justice and consumer protection; 3) Enhance the protection of the rights of elders including their freedom from abuse and neglect and their right to autonomy; 4) Educate the public, policymakers and practitioners about the status of indigenous elders; and, 5) advocacy to improve the status of indigenous elders.