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Virtual Virginia Community Health Worker (CHW) Town Hall Meeting: 11/16/2023

Virtual Virginia CHW Town Hall Meeting (English) (Spanish)

IPHI and Transformative Changes are co-hosting a CHW town hall meeting on November 16, 2023, from noon to 2 p.m.

The New Virginia Majority provides Spanish translation.

We want to hear from Virginia CHWs!

  • What’s working and what’s not working? 
  • Feedback on draft policies that affect CHWs? 
  • Any ideas for improved engagement and support?

CHWs are also referred to as:

  • Case Worker or Public Health Aide,
  • Community Care Coordinator,
  • Community Health Advisor/Educator/Promoter/Representative/Worker,
  • Community Outreach Worker/Specialist or Neighborhood Health Advisor,
  • Consejera/Animadora (counselor/organizer) or Promotor (a) de Salud (health promoter),
  • Environmental Health Aide or Family Service Worker,
  • HIV Peer Counselor,
  • Lactation Consultant/Specialist or Maternal/Infant Health Outreach Specialist,
  • Lay Health Advisor,
  • Lead Abatement Education Specialist,
  • Patient Navigator Peer Educator, and more.


  • Give CHWs a space to share their stories and experiences
  • Identify issues impacting CHWs with potential policy solutions
  • Educate CHWs about current policy initiatives impacting their work
  • Provide information about ways CHWs can become more civically engaged to support the workforce

For more details, please contact [email protected]

To view the event summary, click: here. To view the Town Hall recording, click: here. The Zoom passcode is ^8M!w8qt.