Resources

The Center for Community Health Alignment has compiled relevant articles, videos, and case studies that provide more information on the community health worker model and the role of community health workers and other community change agents in advancing health equity and closing health disparities. The resources below are used by our team and our CHWs as part of our ongoing education on best practices, and will be helpful for everyone to understand how to drive community health with an equity lens and how to effectively address the impact of social determinants on health. If you don’t find the resources you need below, contact us and we will be happy to provide additional resources.

Community Health Workers: The Basics

Community Health Workers: The Evidence

Community Engagement, Social Determinants of Health, and Health Equity

PASOs to Join CCHA

We are excited to announce that PASOs is now a part of the Center for Community Health Alignment! PASOs will bring its experience in advancing population health through the work of Community Health Workers/Promotores and join CCHA in working to advance health equity....

Constructing Population Health Programs That Reduce Health Disparities

We are happy to share Julie Smithwick's interview in Xtelligent Healthcare's Postcast about healthcare strategies.  In this podcast, you can hear Julie Smithwick give concrete steps that any healthcare organization can do to help build a more equitable healthcare...

Access to Mental Healthcare Is Harder for Black Americans. Here’s Why

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 30 percent of Black American adults with mental health conditions receive treatment each year, compared to the U.S. average of 43 percent.

Connect Spartanburg

Imatter provides Spartanburg with an adolescent-friendly community health worker to help youth navigate into healthcare and provides the support they need to thrive. Watch the video.

Center for Community Health Alignment awarded grant to enhance equity through cross-sector alignment

With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Aligning Systems for Health has awarded $273K to the Arnold School’s Center for Community Health Alignment – one of seven recipients out of more than 150 applications for funding. In partnership with the Alliance...

PASOs to Join CCHA

We are excited to announce that PASOs is now a part of the Center for Community Health Alignment! PASOs will bring its experience in advancing population health through the work of Community Health Workers/Promotores and join CCHA in working to advance health equity....