NACHW is Hiring!

Come work with us! NACHW is hiring for three open positions. Data and Evaluation Project Senior Associate: NACHW is seeking Data and Evaluation Senior Associate to lead development of multi-method approaches to our data collection, data analysis and impact evaluation. Learn more and apply HERE  Capacity Building Coordinator: NACHW is seeking a passionate and self-motivated

2021 NACHW Board of Directors Candidates

At the NACHW Annual Meeting and Unity Conference on July 28-29, 2021, member attendees in good standing before or on July 16th, 2021 will participate in a vote for members of NACHW’s board of directors. Below are this year’s board candidates. Please take some time to get to know them, and vote at the conference!

Strengthening the Community Health Workforce Can Help Improve Healthcare Access for Communities of Color

Strengthening the Community Health Workforce Can Help Improve Healthcare Access for Communities of Color CHWs play a key role in connecting communities with healthcare in a trusted and culturally competent way—they need to be fully recognized and integrated into health systems. . The Johnson & Johnson Our Race to Health Equity platform, a $100 million commitment over

NACHW National Public Health Week Newsletter

IN THIS ISSUE: – National Public Health Week Activities – NACHW Scavenger Hunt – CHWs & Pharmacists Response to COVID-19 – Webinar for CHW Employers – NACHW Board Elections – NACHW Policy Call – NACHW Policy Platform – NACHW Member Profiles – COVID Resiliency Network Updates – Health Leads: Vaccine Equity – Training: Agricultural Communities

Engage With Us During National Public Health Week

During the first full week of April each year, communities across the United States observe National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation. The theme this year is “Building Bridges to Better Health,” emphasizing the importance of coming together in

National Public Health Week Scavenger Hunt

During National Public Health Week (April 5-11), NACHW will host a virtual scavenger hunt. Participants will search for clues on the NACHW website and submit them through the NACHW Connect page. From the participant pool, six names will be drawn at random and win a $30 Amazon gift card! Rules: You must be a member

NACHW National Policy Platform

It is with great excitement that we share with you all the NACHW National Policy Platform. This document is an important tool to promote national professional identity, leadership and capacity of CHWs and our Associations. This document was created over the past year of town hall calls with over 30 CHW Associations, 3 national CHW polls,

Full Report: An Environmental Scan to Inform CHW Strategies Within the Morehouse NCRN

Table of Contents Executive Summary 1 Background 13 The Morehouse School of Medicine’s National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN) 14 Environmental Scan 16 State Specific Descriptions 28 Listening Sessions 42 Key Informant Perspectives on Challenges and Strategies to Partner & Engage Populations of Focus 48 Appendix 55 On December 12, 2020 the Centers for Disease Control

Executive Summary: An Environmental Scan to Inform CHW Strategies within the Morehouse NCRN

On December 12, 2020 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted to recommend that persons over the age of 16 receive the Pfizer coronavirus (SARS COV-2) vaccine in the United States, one day after the Food and Drug Administration approved emergency use authorization of the same. While hailed as