Community Health Workers united nationally to support communities in achieving health, equity and social justice.



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Our Mission

To unify the voices of the community health workers and strengthen the profession’s capacity to promote healthy communities.

Our Values

Self-empowerment

Self-empowerment

Promoting self-actualization and self-advocacy among community health workers.

Social Justice & Equity

Social Justice & Equity

Ensuring fair treatment, access, opportunity advancement and outcomes for individuals and communities.

Self-determination

Self-determination

Promoting the efforts of the community health workers, and the communities in which they work to create a shared vision and direction for the future.

Dignity & Respect

Dignity & Respect

Building trusted relationships based on honoring the inherent value and contributions of every person irrespective of socioeconomic class, religion, race, national origin, language spoken, immigration status, abilities or disabilities, age, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity/expression.

Unity

Unity

Encouraging collaboration among community health workers to promote a common professional identity regardless of job title or work-setting.

Integrity

Integrity

Promoting and nurturing the authenticity and character of the community health worker profession and promoting the contributions made by Community Health Workers toward eliminating health disparities and advancing.

We’re uniting community health workers to pursue health equity and social justice. Ready to join with us?

NACHW Events

Meet up with fellow community health workers at one of our upcoming events.

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October 28

NACHW Learning Collaboratives

Our members spoke, and we have heard you. Over the last several months, our members requested more opportunities for sharing and collaborating within the workforce. In response, NACHW is starting a pilot program of Learning Collaboratives where CHWs from across the country come together for meetings around a certain focus area. These Learning Collaboratives will be a space for members to listen to each other, learn from each other, develop our leadership skills and voices, and lift up CHW expertise and resources.
The first meeting will be held Thursday, October 28th from 4-5:30pm EST.

How You Can Partner

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Learn About Community Health Workers

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