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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

African Communities Public Health Coalition Takes Measures To Overcome Impact Of Covid-19 Racial Inequities Faced by African Immigrants

African Communities Public Health Coalition Takes Measures To Overcome Impact Of Covid-19 Racial Inequities Faced by African Immigrants

Written by Senait Admassu (MSW), President As a community-based nonprofit organization, the African Communities Public Health Coalition (ACPHC), for the past seven years, has primarily been the premier vehicle for providing mental health and social services to the African immigrant and refugee communities of the Los Angeles area. Located in […]

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African Immigrants in the United States of America and the Dilemmas of the New Public Charge Rule

African Immigrants in the United States of America and the Dilemmas of the New Public Charge Rule

 By Josephaus R Weeks for the African Coalition   About 2.1 million Africans migrated to the United States of America in 2018 according to official records. This number increases to 4.2 million when those from Caribbean nations are included. Top countries of origin for African immigrants were Nigeria 221,000 or […]

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Challenging Issues of Mental Health and Covid-19: Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Communities .

Challenging Issues of Mental Health and Covid-19: Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Communities .

COVID-19 affects lower-income, ethnic minority communities with job loss, food insecurity, and poorer access to health care.  There are so many Information overloads and cultural and linguistic gaps that exacerbate anxiety, confusion, and uncertainty.     The African Coalition provided a virtual education workshop. This workshop created a space where stakeholders had conversation about the […]

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