Access hosted its inaugural Community Health Worker (CHW) Pinning Ceremony.  This event honored recent Access graduates who successfully completed the CHW Core Competencies Training. Led by Milagrosa Seguinot, A.A., TMI, President of the Community Health Workers Association, the ceremony welcomed distinguished guests including Connecticut State Senator Jeff Gordon and Legislative Aide Adrian Pizarro-Slevinsky, Alyssa McClain, President of the Health Education Center (HEC), and Cynthia Jean-Mary, HEC’s Director of Training and Workforce Development, alongside Sue Esposito, Chair of Access Board of Directors, and fellow Access staff.

Access is super proud of our Community Health Worker Graduates!

Access Community Action Agency Community Health Workers provide referrals and services that address the social determinants of health so that under-resourced individuals, families, and communities achieve and sustain economic stability.

News Release:

10 Graduates

[From left to right] The graduates are Rhiannon McCabe, Veronica Betts, Sasha Ramos-Mendoza, Yolanda Irizarry, Roland Baez-Franco, Christina Tirado, Ian Matthew Harrington, LaVette Tavis, Emmanuel Tavis, and Brenda Coutu.

Doralis Lozano-Santiago was also recognized as a CACFP Child Nutrition Professional by The National CACFP Sponsors Association.