Influence Local Policy
Attend local community meetings. Inform participants about your work as a community health worker. Challenge the group to integrate CHWs in their work plans of building a healthier community.
Build relationships with local policymakers. Tell them about your work as a community health worker and how you help improve the health of your community and their constituents. Click here to find your town's website.
Network with other community health workers in your area. Find ways to use each other as resources.