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Report Released: Understanding CA’s Community Health Worker/Promotor Workforce


As trusted community members with lived experience, community health workers/promotors (CHW/Ps) have a history of reaching those not well-served by traditional healthcare systems. There is increasing recognition in CA that CHW/Ps are a critical part of the healthcare field. Recent changes to CA’s publicly funded insurance plans allow payment for CHW/P services. Check out the newly released report from the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF). The following are highlights from the report:

  • Examines employer perspectives on the roles of CHW/Ps
  • Highlights what is working well with CHW/P employment
  • Identifies areas for further discussion and policy development