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 healthily. Programs and projects include:
  • Health FairsHealth forums, Health information videos, Mental health awareness
  • Domestic violence support and awareness, Health center referral letters
  • Foodbank, Senior Citizens Care. 
 
EDUCATION 
 
AFRICOM promotes education for children and adults through diverse programs and projects that include:
  • ESL Programs database
  • College and High school students' internship and leadership opportunities
  • College Access Workshop, Community Youth Program Support 
  • College Access Program
  • School District of Philadelphia Partnership 
CULTURE
 
AFRICOM promotes African and Caribbean cultures through programs and projects such as:  
  • African Language Bank, Database of African and Caribbean immigrants
  • AFRICOM soccer tournament
  • Echoes of Africa
  • Shades of Africa Fashion Show 
 
LEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
 
AFRICOM strives to build immigrant communities' capacities through projects that include: 
  • Annual leadership Retreat, Youth Leadership training program
  • Greet and Meet events, Grant writing seminars, webinars and workshops
  • Networking activities
IMMIGRATION, CITIZENSHIP AND LEGAL ASSISTANCE
 
AFRICOM works with diverse partners to advocate for and provide immigration legal assistance to the African and Caribbean immigrant and refugee communities. Projects include:
  • Know your rights, DACA assistance, PA Is Ready, Deportation Defense 
  • Immigration Legal Fund, Referral to free/reduced fee immigration consultancy
 
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 

AFRICOM promotes community development by connecting African and Caribbean immigrants and refugees to resources. Projects include: 
  • Business development
  • Employment boot camp, workers' rights Academy 
  • Housing Assistance 
  • Conflict resolution
  • Public benefits Application Assistance
 
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 and refugees to address social, economic, and racial injustice. Projects include: 
  • Voter registration, Legislative advocacy
  • Grassroots campaigns, Petition signing, Collective action
 
 
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