Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 2022 NACHW Unity Conference!

Virtual Event | August 3-4, 2022

The National Association of Community Health Workers presents the Unity Conference on August 3-4, 2022. This year’s theme is Community Health Workers: The Past, Present, and Future of Community Care. We invite you to submit an application to become a session presenter.

We are seeking presentations from Community Health Workers (CHWs) including Community Health Representatives (CHRs) and Promotores de Salud.  We encourage presentations from Allies and Community Organizations to include at minimum one CHW/CHR/Promotores de Salud on the presentation team.

We’re excited to hear from you! Please share your knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities!

  • Community Health Workers (CHWs) resolving social determinants of health
  • CHWs collaborating with community organizations, health systems, and other key stakeholders in providing better care and service to the community
  • CHWs implementing best practices and/or models of care
  • CHWs providing support and services through COVID-19
  • Tribal Nation learnings and demonstration models for CHW
  • Capacity building strategies
  • Effective mental health and wellness strategies
  • Cultural competency workshops
  • Negotiating salary and career pathways
  • Policy, Advocacy and Research that impacts the CHW profession
  • Highlighting the future of Community Health Work
  1. Your primary audience are CHW members and Ally members of supporting Allies of National Association of Community Health Workers.
  2. Session presenters must include at least one community health worker presenter.
  3. There are a total of 15 workshop sessions each 1 hour in length with an average audience size of about 100-150 attendees.
  4. Your topic, bio and headshot will be promoted through NACHW social media, website, and a printed agenda shipped to all attendees.
  5. Each workshop session will be recorded, and recordings may be distributed by NACHW as future educational material and marketing promotion. Your submission of presentation materials after you have been confirmed as a presenter gives consent to NACHW to record and distribute the conference presentation and slide deck(s).
  6. Your application will be reviewed by a selection committee and committee member may contact you with further questions.
  7. All requested documentation and draft presentation must be uploaded by June 10th. If selected, there will be an opportunity to edit presentation and provide an updated file prior to conference workshop session.
  8. You must have access to a computing device with web camera, speakers, high speed broadband access or ethernet access. It is highly recommended that your computing device is directly ethernet connected versus using a wireless connection.

Dates to know:

  • Applications open: May 6, 2022
  • Applications due: June 10, 2022
  • Applicants notified: June 17, 2022
  • Speakers receive final schedule: June 24, 2022
  • Conference: August 3 – 4, 2022