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Public Health Workforce National Actor Map LINK

Published: May 11, 2023 Contributed by National Consortium

The Public Health Workforce National Actor Map illustrates the national actors working to support the workforce, creating more robust and equitable pathways for government public health workers. Members of the Consortium worked in collaboration with the Consortium’s backbone team to identify the organizations to include.

CDPHE Guide for Inclusive Hiring Practices PDF

Published: Mar 14, 2023 Contributed by CDPHE

In early 2022, National Consortium Working Group members from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), and the Montana Public Health Institute gathered information from their constituents and partners regarding recruitment. This document summarizes the themes from these conversations, categorized into overarching topic areas. In addition, emerging ideas are noted for each topic to suggest strategies for addressing challenges.

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I joined the National Consortium because I am supportive of strengthening our nation's public health workforce. COVID-19 has taken a severe toll on our public health workforce, so it's even more important than ever that we come together on this important topic.

Kaye Bender, American Public Health Association

Addressing the real and critical needs and dreams for the public health workforce takes diverse and passionate partners. We are part of the National Consortium to synergize our efforts to better set the workforce up for success today and tomorrow.

Liljana Baddour, Association of State and Territorial Officials

I hope the National Consortium will mobilize practitioners and policy makers to support and invest in workforce development across staff/levels in governmental public health agencies.

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