Black/African American Civic Organizations Toolkit
You can download, print, and share the materials in this toolkit however you like.
This toolkit has resources for Black/African American community organization leaders who want to help increase confidence in and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines in their communities. It includes information from CDC and new, culturally tailored materials from the HHS COVID-19 public education campaign and its team of multicultural experts.
We’ll regularly update this toolkit, so please check back for new materials.
Answers to frequently asked questions, talking points, tips, and other science-based information about COVID-19 and the vaccines to use in your conversations and share in-person and through direct mailings, newsletters, emails, and social media accounts.
Getting the Facts: Vaccine Awareness & Slowing the Spread
Information on the COVID-19 vaccines and preventive measures.
FAQs for Black/African American Community & Civic Organizations
16 questions and answers about COVID-19 for the Black/African American community.
Talking Points for Black/African American Community & Civic Organization Leaders
Key messages about COVID-19 prevention and vaccination for Black/African American community organizations.
Website Content for Black/African American Community & Civic Organization Leaders
Web content on COVID-19 vaccines and safe volunteering for use on an organization's website.
Newsletter Blurb - Rethink Socializing
Newsletter copy for Black/African American audiences on how to socialize during the pandemic.
Posters & Flyers
Materials that combine text and graphics, optimized for printing and either posting or handing out.
Text, images, and animations, optimized to share on your social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Social Media Posts for Black/African American Civic Organizations
Social media posts to encourage prevention and vaccination with Black/African American audiences.
Facebook Live Events and Webinars for Black/African American communities
Four ideas for hosting virtual COVID-19 vaccination educational events.
Informational videos available on YouTube to watch and share online and on your social media accounts.
Why We Need to Get More People Vaccinated Featuring Dr. Cameron Webb
Short video describing how variants are created and how the vaccines can slow that process.
The Most Trusted Messengers for People Ages 20-35
Short video identifying the various trusted messengers for young people aged 20-35.
Key Messengers Keeping up the Momentum Featuring Dr. Cameron Webb
Short video encouraging health professionals to be key trusted messengers by continuing to answer COVID-19 questions and increase vaccine confidence.