Community Health Educators (CHE)

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Our Mission:
At Community Health Educators (CHE), we are driven by a shared mission to empower New Haven public school students through peer-led health education. Our primary goal is to equip students with the knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about their health. We strive to revolutionize traditional health education by breaking down barriers through a comprehensive curriculum that fosters open conversation and empathy.

Our Activities:
Engage with us as Community Health Educators (CHE), a dynamic peer-led health education group committed to making a positive impact on New Haven public school students. Our activities are centered around a comprehensive curriculum that goes beyond conventional health education, promoting open conversations and empathy.

Student Leaders:
Meet the dedicated student leaders driving the mission of Community Health Educators:

  • Heran Essayas: Co-Coordinator/Co-President
  • Tenzin Dadon: Co-Coordinator/Co-President
  • Erin Sommers: Co-Coordinator/Co-President
  • Kaley Mafong: Co-Coordinator/Co-President

Together, we are working towards a healthier and more informed community. Join us in our commitment to making a difference in the lives of New Haven public school students.

Our Mission:

Community Health Educators (CHE) is a peer-led health education group whose goal is to educate New Haven public school students to make informed decisions about their health. CHE seeks to break down the barriers of traditional health education through a comprehensive curriculum that is rooted in open conversation and empathy.



Our Activities:

Community Health Educators
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Community Health Educators (CHE) is a peer-led health education group whose goal is to educate New Haven public school students to make informed decisions about their health. CHE seeks to break down the barriers of traditional health education through a comprehensive curriculum that is rooted in open conversation and empathy.
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Education Program in New Haven Public Schools
Direct Service
Community Health Educators serve in various New Haven public schools on a weekly basis, through our established peer-health education program. Our curriculum spans topics from nutrition, mental health, optimal wellness, and is expanding to include skin health this semester.



Student Leaders:

Erin Sommers - Co-Coordinator/Co-President Tenzin Dadon - Co-Coordinator/Co-President Kaley Mafong - Co-Coordinator/Co-President Heran Essayas - Co-Coordinator/Co-President

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