(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 proud to introduce a House Resolution to establish the inaugural National Community Health Worker Awareness Week in partnership with the Senate. It is about time we shine a light on the invaluable contributions of community health workers and promotoras in our communities,” said Rep. Dr. Raul Ruiz. “The “National Community Health Worker Awareness Week” resolution will not only recognize the week of August 28th – September 1st as National Community Health Worker Awareness Week but will also underscore the tireless dedication of these essential health workers. Let us acknowledge and appreciate