Amplifying the role of CHWs in the response to COVID-19

NACHW is developing a range of materials for understanding and promoting the work of CHWs in the response to COVID-19 in our communities. Three Ways to Amplify CHWs During COVID-19:Amplifying CHWs During COVID19. Partner with CHWs During COVID-19: NACHW Partner with CHWs COVID19 Health Affairs Blog by Denise O. Smith and Ashley Wennerstrom: To Strengthen

The Forgotten Healers

By Denise O. Smith Carter G. Woodson was one of many African descendants in America to shatter racist Black inferiority stereotypes and confront the horrors of enslavement with intelligence, determination and vision. Fifty years after the Emancipation Proclamation, Woodson received his doctorate from Harvard University and joined with other black scholars to found the Journal


NACHW FAQS 2020 WHAT IS NACHW? The National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW) is a national professional organization. Our members are Community Health Workers (CHWS) and our Allies and Supporters.   CAN I BECOME A MEMBER? Yes, Membership opportunities are open to individual CHWs, allies and supporters and CHW Networks/Associations and ally/supporter organizations. Member

Results of National Survey of CHW Networks

With funding support from Sanofi US and Boston University School of Social Work, Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health, NACHW Board Treasurer Geoff Wilkinson and authors report on the methodology and findings from a survey collect basic information about local, state, and regional CHW membership organizations in the United States and to inform

National Association of Community Health Workers appoints Denise Octavia Smith as Founding Executive Director

Denise Octavia Smith was announced as the founding Executive Director for the National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW), a groundbreaking national organization promoting the collective voice and professional advancement of the Community Health Workers (CHW) workforce and transforming the health and well being of our communities. The announcement was made at the American Public