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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Chad Williams, our KOLS project manager talks about the negative impact tobacco has on Black/ African communities and how they strategize their marketing targeting Black youth to become hooked on tobacco products at an early age.
Kwame Nkrumah Born on September 21st, 1909, Kwame Nkrumah was the first prime minister and then president of the Republic of Ghana. In his early years of life, Nkrumah was considered to be a bright and gifted student. In 1935 he attended Lincoln University in the United States where he […]
ubuntu “the essence of inherent deep human connectedness sparked by deliberate divine love” Long Live the Courageous and Joyful Spirit of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Long Live! The vociferous voice of the voiceless has taken his final breath! Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu was part of the greatest generation that bequeathed […]
The Greater Los Angeles FGM Taskforce is a multi-disciplinary, community based coalition that advocates to end harmful traditional practices and prevents violence against girls and women. The Organization has been active since 2018, and continues to advocate and educate communities in Los Angeles and neighboring cities on the current issues […]
www.publichealth.lacounty.gov www.cdc.gov According to the CDC, Pfizer Vaccines are now authorized for children as young as 5 years old. It is stated that children are just as likely as adults to get infected with COVID-19, have long-term and short-term effects, and can also spread the virus as much as an […]