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Areas of Focus

CHC has been at the forefront of systems change work to eliminate disparities in health and well-being. Today the work falls under the following key areas:

Healthcare Systems

Economic Resiliency

Community Resiliency

CHC’s “Model for Social Change” is a community-based participatory research approach to informing systems change. It is rooted in social justice and builds off of CHC’s core competencies:

Culturally Responsive:

Policy strategies and initiatives are culturally relevant and address the effects of institutional racism and related systems inequalities.

Advocacy:

Impacted communities are actively engaged and participate in all stages of public policy decision making and implementation.

Stakeholder Engagement:

The lived experiences and history of community residents and experts provides valuable insights on research, evaluation, policy and program development.

Strategic Partnerships:

Strategies are equitably designed with crossed-sector partners in order to create impact and systems change.

Research & Analysis:

Robust data collection and analysis, community experience, and real-time learning drives transformative initiatives and advocacy.

Capacity Building:

Accredited and evidence based strategies build the competencies of community leaders and organizations in order to advance sustainable systems-change for social justice and equity.