This brief report provides an overview of preliminary findings, observations and recommendations from the California Health Workforce Alliance’s (CHWA) assessment of the current level of engagement and roles of community health workers among California’s health care safety net providers, and their contributions towards the achievement of the Triple Aim objectives. This study is intended to inform dialogue and action in the public and policy arena, particularly in articulating CHW contributions to the achievement of the Triple Aim objectives and to develop practical strategies that will take their engagement to scale.