About Us

MISSION: To ensure equity in wellness and health outcomes for all Greater Worcester residents by addressing the root causes of health disparities: systemic and institutional racism and the pathology of oppression and discrimination, through 1) advocacy on relevant policy change, 2) coordinating capacity building opportunities across the community and across sectors, and 3) holding our institutions accountable for working towards equitable outcomes.

VISION:  Equity in wellness and health outcomes, regardless of race and ethnicity, for those who live and work in the Greater Worcester area.

GOVERNING PRINCIPLES: To view our full governing principles please click HERE.


CO-CHAIRS: Maritza Cruz and Chantel Bethea

STEERING COMMITTEE: Maritza Cruz, Chantel Bethea, Heather-Lyn Haley, Alexis Travis, Raquel Castro-Corazzini, Amparo Cruz, Christopher O’Keeffe, Joyce McNickles, Judi Kirk