Community Health Worker / Promotor(a) Resources

A community health worker or promotor(a) is defined here as a person who, with or without compensation,

  • provides cultural mediation between their communities and health and human service systems. 
  • provides informal counseling and social support; 
  • provides culturally and linguistically appropriate health education; 
  • advocates for individual and community needs; 
  • assures people get the services they need; 
  • builds individual and community capacity; 
  • or provides referral and follow-up services.

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