Sisters Working It Out

Award / $50,000

Priority / Healthcare Workforce Development

Location / Chicago, IL Cook County Focus

SWIO requests $50,000 from the Telligen Foundation to train two cohorts of CHWs to serve underserved communities across Metropolitan Chicago in the wake of COVID-19. With funding, SWIO aims to: 1.Train 30 community health workers, 2.Train 5 CHWs to be instructors/peer to peer trainers, 3.Conduct 50 education sessions via one-on-one or group sessions, 4.Reach and educate 2500 individuals on health promotion, disease prevention and/or disease management topics including COVID-19.