Bottom line: the work of the Illinois Community Health Worker Advisory Board will expand the availability of breastfeeding assistance to the moms in our state that need it. Ask anyone in the lactation field and they will tell you that we need more people on the front lines supporting families.
ROSE’s key role within the CHAMPS Project is to empower and involve the surrounding community with the process, each step of the way. This is accomplished through the ROSE Community Transformer Program.
ROSE Community Transformers are women. . .
One ear infection means at least one trip to the clinic doctor, plus one follow-up visit as well. This all translates to time missed from work.
Those who don’t have paid sick days often those who can least afford it: the lowest hourly wage workers. Eight in ten of them have no paid sick days.