NEW on Our Policy Page – Toolkit for Partnering With CHW Networks and Strategies for Developing an Equitable CHW Studies

NACHW has just debuted two new resources on our Policy page! Read about them below. TOOLKIT: Recommendations and Resources for Public Health Departments Contracting with Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and Community Health Worker Networks This toolkit was developed by NACHW as a resource to support Public Health Departments to equitably build relationships and contract with […]

Registration Now Open – 2024 NACHW Virtual Annual Meeting and Unity Conference

We are excited to announce that registration for our 2024 Annual Meeting and Business Meeting is NOW OPEN! Registration is open to members and non-members alike. Before you register, please read the instructions and information carefully so you purchase the registration type that matches your needs. Annual Meeting Attendance and Voting: Members and non-members will have access […]

Member Directory and Continuing Education Tracker Now Live on MemberClicks!

We are excited to debut some exciting new features for our members. Members now have access to a member directory and continuing education tracker on NACHW’s MemberClicks platform. These new features can be accessed by clicking the buttons on the top navigation menu (once logged into MemberClicks). Members Directory Using the new directory, NACHW members […]

In Memoriam: Naomi Cottoms

It is with great sadness that NACHW mourns the loss of Naomi Cottoms, beloved friend, colleague, and member of the NACHW founder’s circle. Naomi was a prolific leader in the community and public health space. A CHW through and through, her impact will be felt for decades to come, and she will be greatly missed.  […]

Sen. Casey Introduces Legislation to Support CHWs, Improve Health Outcomes

Casey Introduces Legislation to Support Community Health Workers, Improve Health Outcomes PUBLISHED: MARCH 07, 2024   Bill strengthens community health workers’ ability to meet local needs and promotes inclusion of community health workers in state-run Medicaid programs   Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the Community Health Worker Access Act to improve local health workers’ […]

Auto Renewal of MemberClicks!

NACHW is excited to announce that we’ve rolled out handy new features on our member’s platform, MemberClicks. The new auto-renewal option will automatically renew your membership using a saved payment method once your expiration date is reached. Auto-renewal is optional: if you chose not to turn it on, you can instead renew your membership manually using our other […]

CHWs’ Perspectives on the Impact of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Unwinding

The National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW) surveyed Community Health Workers across the nation and sector to understand their experiences with the unwinding of the COVID-19 public health emergency in the United States that began in May 11, 2023. Four-hundred eighty-six Community Health Workers (CHWs) completed the survey. CHWs is an umbrella term and […]

Resolution introduced in Congress designating the week of August 28 – September 1, 2023, as National CHW Awareness Week

(September 29, 2023) WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Senator Bob Casey, Jr., and Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. introduced a resolution designating the week of August 28 – September 1 as “National Community Health Worker Awareness Week.” U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Kirsten Gillibrand, Mazie Hirono, and Alex Padilla co-sponsored the resolution in the Senate. “I am […]

The Minority Health Consultants’ Aspiring CHW Scholarship – Closing June 16th!

Minority Health Consultants, in partnership with NACHW is searching for 3 individuals with a desire to further their community advocacy commitment, to bring health equity to minority communities by taking a community health worker class or program (online or in your state). The purpose of this scholarship is to further the community health worker field […]