Screen shot 2013-03-16 at 4.49.48 PMCommunity Health Advocate Leaders (CHAL) is a partnership with stay at home, working and student mothers who share a common voice around eliminating health disparities and infant mortality among their peers.



Through the iDREAM Institute, their purpose is to receive training in four competencies:

  1. Leadership and personal development as champions and decision makers
  2. Skill building in community engaged research including understanding evidence based data, community mapping and evaluation strategies
  3. Engaging in virtual learning
  4. Intergenerational and peer-to-peer communication

The purpose of the Community Health Advocate Leader is to advise and inform iDREAM internal stakeholders; establish priorities and a systematic plan for achieving goals, objectives and time frames; participate in periodic self evaluation and team (group) evaluation; and ensure a pipeline of community centered leaders who represent the needs and concerns of Black college graduates to eliminate health disparities and infant mortality in Los Angeles County.