Community Health Worker Conference 2022
Southern Vermont AHEC’s first statewide Community Health Workers Conference was a big success!
Over 140 community health workers, allies, partners, and organizations gathered at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier, Vermont on December 1, 2022, to talk policy, strategy, and next steps to help unify and sustain this essential workforce. There were several nationally recognized speakers and wonderful breakout sessions.
The event was co-sponsored by the Vermont Department of Health, National Association of Community Health Workers, and Northeast Delta Dental. Here are some links to media coverage provided by WPTZ and WCAX television stations.
Montpelier, Vermont | December 1, 2022
Featured Talks & Speakers
Aurora GrantWingate joined HRiA in 2020 as the Member & Partner Engagement Coordinator for the National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW). In her position, she coordinates NACHW’s strategic partnership with the Morehouse School of Medicine’s National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN) and assists with other projects concerning equity in COVID-19 care and vaccine distribution.
Aurora graduated from Smith College with a BA in Sociology and a minor in Spanish. Previously, she worked with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), and the non-profits Students for Justice (SFJ) and Center for New Americans (CNA).