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Congress Recognizes Community Health Workers Through Awareness Week Resolution

(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…

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