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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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The Hostile Environment Towards Migrants Needed to End !!!

The Hostile Environment Towards Migrants Needed to End !!!

April 15, 2020 Emergencies are always stressful to all, but specific stressors particular to COVID-19 outbreak affect the immigrant and refugee population.   African Coalition believes that steps must be taken to address stigma and discrimination at all phases of the COVID-19 emergency response. The first step is that we all […]

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L.A. Families Fighting Flavored Tobacco: Press Release on Carson Measure to End All Flavored Tobacco Sales

L.A. Families Fighting Flavored Tobacco: Press Release on Carson Measure to End All Flavored Tobacco Sales

STATEMENT ON CARSON MEASURE TO PROTECT YOUTH HEALTH, END ALL FLAVORED TOBACCO SALES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 14, 2020 Contact: Daisy Vieyra, daisy.vieyra@berlinrosen.com, 805-612-4710 CARSON, Calif.–In the midst of a national e-cigarette epidemic, members of the Carson city council voted Tuesday to pass a local ordinance ending the sale of all flavored […]

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Healio Primary Care: FDA bans most e-cigarette flavors

Healio Primary Care: FDA bans most e-cigarette flavors

As examined in this Healio Primary Care article, the FDA’s recently announced ban on the sale of most cartridge-based e-cigarette flavors does not include two of the most popular flavors, tobacco and menthol. HHS Secretary Alex Azar says that companies which do not stop the manufacture, distribution and sales of […]

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Janet’s Good News: ACPHC–This Month’s Spotlighted Charity

Janet’s Good News: ACPHC–This Month’s Spotlighted Charity

The online publication Janet’s Good News highlights the work of courageous individuals and grassroots organizations that are changing the world for the better. They have chosen African Communities Public Health Coalition as this month’s spotlighted charity. African Communities Public Health Coalition (ACPHC) was founded by Senait Admassu and a focus […]

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Black Immigrant Youth Empowerment Project (2018-2019)

Black Immigrant Youth Empowerment Project (2018-2019)

Black Immigrant Youth Empowerment Project (2018-2019)By Dr. Richard Cervantes and Diego Fuentes “African American and Black immigrants do not have a clear definition of mental health, because people in this community do not readily speak about mental health or mental illness.” Introduction Participants were recruited by the President of African […]

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