Mission

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Our mission is to support and facilitate the progress of health promoters and the diverse communities they serve through: Group education, provision of information and resources, health promotion and disease prevention, so that united we can affect positive change, growth, and understanding in our communities.

History

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The Chicago Community Health Workers Local Network was created by a group of health educators and their organizations from the Chicago area and is the result of dedicated organizing since 2003.

This Network is by and for Chicago’s community health workers. It is supported and advised by HealthConnect One, with the intention of becoming its own entity.

 

Photo by: Flint Chaney