John Tate

Community Health Worker (West Side Health Equity)

John is our Community Health Worker for our West Side Health Equity Collaborative (WSHEC) project. WSHEC is an initiative on Chicago’s West Side that uses a comprehensive network of community-based partners and medical providers to screen community members with chronic illness for social determinants of health and provide comprehensive services to resolve identified issues. John serves as a bridge between the patient, the medical system, and community-based organizations by building trusting relationships with community members served by the program. John has a BS in Psychology in Addiction and has years of experience in case management and service coordination.