HEALTH LITERACY  
 

AFRICOM promotes health information and conducts programs that support the wellbeing of African and Caribbean Immigrant and Refugee communities. AFRICOM organizes and collaborates with services and organizations to end health disparities and ensure that its communities live healthy. Programs and projects include:
  • Health fairs
  • Health forums
  • Health information videos
  • Mental health awareness
  • Domestic violence support and awareness
  • Health center referral letters
  • Food bank
  • Senior Citizens Care
 
EDUCATION 
 
AFRICOM promotes education for children and adults through diverse programs and projects that include:
  • creating and maintaining an updated ESL programs database
  • offering college and High school students internship and leadership opportunities
  • liaising with the School District of Philadelphia on behalf of immigrant families
  • hosting an annual College Access Seminar
CULTURE
 
AFRICOM promotes African and Caribbean cultures through programs and projects such as:  
  • African Language Bank
  • Database of African and Caribbean immigrants
  • Celebrate Africa
  • AFRICOM soccer tournament
  • Echoes of Africa with the Honorable Jennie L. Blackwell
 
LEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
 
AFRICOM strives to create capacity building programs for African and Caribbean community leaders.   These include;
  • Annual leadership Retreat
  • Youth Leadership training program
  • Meet and greet events
  • Grant writing seminars, webinars and workshops
  • Networking activities
IMMIGRATION, CITIZENSHIP AND LEGAL ASSISTANCE
 
AFRICOM collaborates with diverse partners to advocate for and provide immigration legal assistance to the African and Caribbean immigrant and refugee communities. Programs and projects include:
  • Know your rights
  • DACA assistance
  • PA Is Ready
  • Sanctuary city Movement
  • Immigration Legal Fund
  • Deportation defense packages
  • Referral to free/reduced fee immigration consultancy
 
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 

AFRICOM promotes community development by connecting African and Caribbean immigrants and refugees to resources including:
  • business development
  • employement bootcamp workers' rights
  • housing- shelter database
  • conflict resolution. 
 
POLICY ADVOCACY AND NEEDS ASSESSMENT 

AFRICOM's mission is to fight for just policies that impact the lives of Black immigrants and refugees and conduct regular community needs assessments. 
 
COMMUNITY ORGANIZING AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT 
 
AFRICOM works to build a powerhouse among African and Carribean immigrants to enact policy changes through: 
  • voter registration
  • legislative advocacy
  • Grassroots campaigns
  • Petition signing
  • Collective action
 
 
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