Advocacy

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Goal Statement: Identify issues that are important to CHWs and work with others to encourage local, regional and state policymakers to address the issue

 

Key Strategies:

 

1.)    Develop a collaborative and progressive policy agenda

  • Design the advocacy roadmap through policy analysis to get certification
  • Sustainable funding for CHW Workforce

2.)    Educate organizations on

  • Value of CHWs and other peers (people with lived experience)
  • Sustainable funding resources for CHW Workforce

Success Measure(s):

  • Communication system with Health Boards & other advocacy groups & CHW Champions (learn from them, build relationships)
  • Communicate in other languages and be culturally aware
  • Organize and complete advocacy training
  • Identify CHW/Promotora Champions

Advocacy Committee Work:

 

District Finder:

 https://app.leg.wa.gov/districtfinder/ 

 

Public Charge Webinar:

https://depts.washington.edu/fammed/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Public-Charge.pdf