Thousands of Community Health Center advocates gathered under one roof during the first week of March in Washington, D.C., for the 2023 NACHC Policy and Issues Forum — for the first time since 2019. The atmosphere was jubilant, and attendees were excited about making their voices heard.
Read about the Day One highlights.
During, the P&I Forum, state delegations of health center advocates visit Capitol Hill to educate lawmakers the value they bring to the U.S. health care system. They include clinicians, pharmacists, consumers, nurses, board members in addition to CEOs and anyone who is in the business of running a Community Health Center. These grassroots advocates are the backbone of the Community Health Center Movement and a few of them were honored at the P & I reception with grassroots advocacy awards.
The top “Jose E. Camacho Hall of Fame” grassroots award winners have dedicated themselves to making notable contributions that ensure the survival and strength of health centers.