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The CommUNITY Initiative

A national movement of leading communities taking action to improve adolescent and young adult (AYA) immunization coverage, within the context of preventive healthcare.


What is CommUNITY?

This national movement is built on a pilot-proven approach that achieves results and builds upon them. CommUNITY is sponsored by Unity™ Consortium, a respected, thought-leading organization comprised of diverse experts focused on adolescent health and immunization.


CommUNITY helps you align your community of stakeholders to achieve agreed-upon goals. Through broad community engagement, we address gaps in AYA immunization coverage and unify communities through a simple, motivational campaign for healthcare providers (HCPs), AYAs and their parents. The goal is to significantly improve immunization rates for all CDC-recommended vaccines for AYAs.

Why Participate?

CommUNITY works! Proven to improve vaccination rates among AYA.
Other benefits to participating organizations include:

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    Receive Resources and Support

    To jumpstart and guide you, UNITY provides a Toolkit with resources and best practices.

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    Engage Your Coalition/Organization Members and Increase Their Commitment

    CommUNITY focuses and activates members around agreed-upon goals.

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    Grow Your Network

    Collaborate with like-minded organizations and experts, share and receive best practices and generate new ideas.

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    Recognize and promote your organization’s achievements

    Activities are featured at national conferences, in publications and through UNITY’s digital/social channels

How Does CommUNITY Work?

Participating coalitions/organizations partner with Unity Consortium. The CommUNITY turnkey toolkit helps you develop and implement YOUR unique plan of action. Coalitions/organizations may:

  • Engage community partners to work together on CommUNITY
  • Set goals
  • Plan activities to achieve goals
  • Implement the activities
  • Measure impact
  • Recognize successes and opportunities for improvement

How Can My Organization Participate?

There is a limited opportunity to participate. Interested organizations must apply to describe their community’s AYA vaccination needs and organizational qualifications and interest.

CommUNITY Resources

Click to contact us about becoming a CommUNITY participant and receiving a CommUNITY Toolkit.

CommUNITY participants receive a unique and proven CommUNITY Toolkit to support their action plans for improving adolescent and young adult immunization levels. The Toolkit provides a framework for engaging partners, setting goals, measuring impact, selecting resources and implementing your plan. Resources and templates are shared.

CommUNITY Toolkit (available only to CommUNITY participants)