James Madison University
college of health and behavioral studies

AHEC Resources

Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Service (CLAS) Initiatives


A resource that provides strategies for addressing provider adherence to the Office of Minority Health’s National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health Care.



The IIHHS cultivates a unique and exciting blend of courses, workshops, clinics and community outreach programs to offer the important service and research opportunities that give JMU graduates an added advantage. 

Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority (State AHEC):


The purpose of the VHWDA is to facilitate the development of a statewide health professions pipeline that identifies, educates, recruits and retains a diverse, geographically distributed and culturally competent quality workforce for all Virginians.

Community Resource Guide (English) [PDF]

Community Resource Guide (Spanish) [PDF]