Check out this article from US News on Promotores. https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2023-08-23/aha-news-promotores-create-a-bridge-between-healthier-living-and-a-growing-hispanic-population
Promotores, the Spanish term for community health workers, have served as liaisons between communities and public health and social services across Latin America for a long time. They are important for our efforts to reach out to disenfranchised communities and narrow gaps in health equity. They raise awareness and teach participants how to access health services and other programs.