Lessons Learned in Minnesota (Cont.)

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Minnesota state capital building.
Lessons learned in Minnesota include:

  • Involve key state agencies as partners
  • Furnish key research data to show budget impacts of policy change
  • Build positive relationships with tribal governments that employ Community Health Representatives (CHRs)
  • Partner with community colleges and other post-secondary schools to promote and offer credit-bearing CHW education
  • Identity and awareness building is an ongoing priority