Meaningful participation means valuing the knowledge and opinions of community members in the decisions that directly affect them. Partnering with organizations across the state, our focus groups serve as a platform to meaningfully engage communities in the policies and practices that most affect them and their work.
2023 Maternity Bundle Focus Groups Summary Report
Community Health Worker (CHW) Forums Summary Report
Health Equity Solutions (HES), in partnership with the Community Health Worker Association of Connecticut (CHWACT), organized three virtual community health worker (CHW) forums from August – September of 2021. The purpose of these forums was to hold space for CHWs to gather and share their thoughts, priorities, and concerns for the CHW workforce in the state of Connecticut.
Community awareness of CHWs ranked as the top priority (25%) to advance the workforce, followed by sustainable funding (21%) and coalition building (19%).
You can read the full 2021 CHW Forum Summary Report here.