March 26-27, 2014 at the UT School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus (80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX 78520). Workshop hours are 8am-5pm. Selected participants must attend both days.

  • Are you an experienced CHW who wants to make a difference in your community?
  • Are you interested in learning how to be more effective in addressing social determinants of health in your community?
  • Do you want to learn new skills which can help you become a more effective leader?
  • Do you want to gain the skills to help you successfully implement a solution to a public health problem in your community?

If you answered yes to these questions, the Women’s Health Leadership Institute’s (WHLI) Community Health Worker Workshop may be right for you.

What is the WHLI?

WHLI is a national initiative of the Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health (DHHS-OWH). The purpose is to train and support experienced Community Health Workers in leadership development to enhance their capacity to influence change in their communities.

What does the CHW Workshop cost?

The workshop and all materials are free. NOTE: Applicants are responsible for their own travel.

What else do I need to know?

Everyone who completes the training will be expected to implement a Community Action Project using the skills they gained. (See CHW FAQs and CAP Guidelines for more information)

How do I apply?

Please see the attached WHLI CHW Application for more details and instructions. Please submit your application by March 10th, 2014 (10:00 pm). Selected participants will be notified by March 12th, 2014.

Questions? Please email and