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Community-Based Advocacy Strategies
July 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am HST
Join us for a free online training workshop with Vaughn Villaverde, MPH, Director of Advocacy, Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI).
Vaughn will present a training on a community-based advocacy model. This training will focus on how to engage in sustainable policy and community advocacy by building a robust coalition of organizational and community partners. It will provide a step-by-step guide to coalition building, employing a power-mapping tool to inform overall strategy development with the goal of generating maximum impact with the fewest resources.
Who should come?
- Mental health professionals
- Community members for AANHPI communities
With over a decade of experience in health policy and federal, state, and local safety net programs, Vaughn joined the AACI team in 2021 as the Director of Advocacy, where he is responsible for leading efforts to engage with elected officials and policymakers in support AACI’s various health, behavioral health, and wellness programs. Vaughn is also responsible for working with regional coalitions, organizational partners, and members of the community on efforts related to healthcare delivery, health equity, racial equity, social justice, and civic engagement. Prior to joining AACI, Vaughn served as Associate Director of Health Policy at Working Partnerships USA and worked in the Government Affairs Department at the California Primary Care Association (CPCA)—California’s statewide association of community health centers. Vaughn received both his bachelor’s degree in political science and his Master of Public Health with a focus on health policy and management from the University of California, Berkeley.