• 3731 Stocker Street, Suite #211 Los Angeles, CA 90008
  • (213) 909- 0985
  • Monday-Friday:  8:00am-4:30pm  
  • info@africancoalition.org

Who We Are

The Coalition was formed in response to the growing challenges of mental illness in African communities, and to the lack of culturally competent outreach and educational mental health services.
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Our Mission

The mission of the African Communities Public Health Coalition (ACPHC) is to improve personal and community health and wellness within the African community by: increasing the availability of culturally-relevant physical ....
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Our Programs

Acknowledging the gap between African immigrants and “traditional” physical and mental health services, the African Coalition promotes an African-centered approach to mental health care, service delivery...
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News

Mental Health Awareness Month: The Mental Health Stigma Within Immigrant Communities

Mental Health Awareness Month: The Mental Health Stigma Within Immigrant Communities

    Cultural and Social Factors against Mental Health Issues The understanding and acceptance of mental health issues is highly dependent on the cultural norms, practices, and family and friends dynamics an individual surrounds themselves with. Unfortunately, in Black communities, acknowledging that one has mental health needs is considered as […]

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How the Pandemic increased homelessness among immigrants in the US

How the Pandemic increased homelessness among immigrants in the US

During the pandemic, many immigrants in the U.S. had lost their sources of income due to restaurants and small businesses closing down temporarily and permanently while other employers were unable to continue to pay their workers and had to make the difficult decision of letting a number of employees go […]

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Health Disparities for Refugees and Migrants During the Current Global Pandemic

Health Disparities for Refugees and Migrants During the Current Global Pandemic

Haitian Asylum seekers must make difficult choices arriving at the Mexican -US Border The current global pandemic has increased economic and health stressors among millions all around the world. The many restrictions implemented everywhere due to the COVID-19 virus has made it difficult to receive essential services and emergency/immediate assistance […]

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