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Community Health Worker Conference

Tenth Annual Community Health Worker Conference

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Community Health Workers: Civic and Community Engagement - Telling Our Stories

SAVE THE DATE - Thursday, August 24, 2017

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Grand Valley State University – Eberhard Center

301 W. Fulton

Grand Rapids, MI 49504-6495

Conference Objectives

  • Identify innovative methods to promote community growth
  • Assess community needs through engagement
  • Describe how social determinants of health can be addressed through advocacy
  • Discuss the stories of CHWs from the field


  • Network, share experiences and learn from others
  • Rejuvenate your mind and spirit during this uplifting and energetic day
  • Opportunity to win door prizes (must be present to win)
  • Congratulate the winner of the 2017 Mosley Award for Extraordinary Community Health Worker Service

Target Audience

The conference is designed for CHWs. CHWs are known by a variety of names, including village health workers, public health technicians, promotoras, community health advisors, outreach workers, health auxiliaries, health workers, lay health workers, health agents, health promoters, family welfare educators, health volunteers, school health aides, diabetes community health workers and community health aides.

Conference Details

Watch for registration information in June.


Contact Dionne Chivis at 616.391.2588 or email Dionne Chivis or Susie Williamson at 616.391.1974 or email Susie Williamson.

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