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Workforce Programs & Initiatives


Trailhead Workforce Programs & Initiatives (WPI) activate public and environmental health career entry pathways and innovative workforce sustainability strategies and help develop and advance the evolving public and environmental health workforce. With an approach oriented toward equity and inclusion, WPI efforts engage partners across multiple sectors and interdisciplinary areas that influence public and environmental health.

WPI leads, supports, and partners on guided learning experiences and develops data-inspired workforce capacity building resources for learners, employees, and employers. In addition to these efforts, WPI leverages continuous efforts to infuse the public and environmental health workforce as integral to broader workforce development programs, initiatives, and advocacy.

Programs & Initiatives

Colorado Public Health Works Program

In September 2022, Trailhead will begin implementation of Colorado Public Health Works, a groundbreaking AmeriCorps Apprenticeship program providing career entry into the public health field. This innovative program marks the first time AmeriCorps has integrated with a registered apprenticeship program in the United States and is paving new pathways into the field for Colorado’s next generation of public health leaders.

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Colorado Public Health Workforce Collaborative

The Colorado Public Health Workforce Collaborative (CPHWC) is an initiative launched by Trailhead Institute convening a partnership of organizations providing structure and support for the field of public health through coordination and collaboration across partners leading workforce initiatives in the state of Colorado.

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To learn more about workforce programs and initiatives underway with Trailhead, please reach out to our team below.