Incubator for a multicultural California Association of Community Health Workers
CHWs have many job titles:
A multiculturally inclusive Community Health Worker (CHW) learning collaborative that advances the CHW role and scope of practice and amplifies their voices in achieving health equity and social justice within the full spectrum of practice settings in California.
To promote sustainable integration and professional recognition of the Community Health Worker workforce through partnerships, leadership development, education, training, capacity building, community organizing, and policy advocacy.
Facilitator: Board of Directors
Career and leadership development opportunities for CHWs
Facilitator: Darouny Somsanith CHW and Felipe Flores CHW
Special interest group focused on supporting best practices in CHW core and specialty curriculum development and adult education methods
Track existing legislation for impact on CHW workforce. Facilitate discussions on new legislative initiatives and opportunities for action. Linkages with other organizations discussion CHW related policy
Track innovative opportunities for funding CHW workforce
Updates on new CHW research.
Linkage to Common Indicator Project
Facilitator: Felipe Flores CHW
Outreach to new members and building partner relationships.
Facilitator: Carol West CHW