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AmeriCorps Public Health Initiative

Cherry Health, AmeriCorps, CDC

Health Centers

Healthcare Industry

Organizations Involved

Occupations Impacted

Public Health Professionals; Community Health Workers

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers

Workforce Issue Addressed

Training individuals to work in a healthcare profession


Cherry Health, a community health center with over 20 locations, has partnered with AmeriCorps with the help of a CDC grant to fund 20 full-time AmeriCorps members at their sites. The AmeriCorps members receive CHW training, as well as personal and professional development. This grant-funded initiative increases the number of CHWs working at Cherry Health, and the number of CHWs in the healthcare workforce overall.

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