Health and Social Services 
 

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
 
 
 
 
- Health fair
- Health Information Conference and Workshop project
- health information videos
- Mental health, domestic violence, and Autism Awareness project
- Health center referrals    
- Food bank project
- African and Caribbean Elder Care Project
 
EDUCATION
 
 
 
 
- ESL programs database / Adult and Literacy Education
- Scholarship programs and internship for High School students
- School District of Philadelphia Initiatives
- School funding advocacy project
- Head-start program advocacy
- Youth Summit project
- My Brother’s Keeper Initiative
- Advocating and publicity of issues of concern to African communities
 
CULTURE
 
 
  
 
 
AFRICOM works to promote the cultures of Africa
 
- African Language Bank
- Africans and Caribbean in Greater Philadelphia
      o How many are we? Who are we?
- Celebrate Africa
- AFRICOM Museums
- Soccer tournament
- Echoes of Africa with Jennie L. Blackwell

LEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
 
 
 
 
IMMIGRATION, CITIZENSHIP AND LEGAL ASSISTANCE
 
  
 

AFRICOM collaborates with diverse partners to provide immigration, citizenship, and legal assistance to the African and Caribbean Immigrant and refugee communities. AFRICOM also advocates for and supports initiatives and campaigns that support immigrant families and individuals
 
- DACA community information project
- DAPA community education project
- Pennsylvania Citizenship and Immigration Coalition Project PA Ready
  project
- Pennsylvania Citizenship and Immigration Coalition Immigrant Advocacy
  Day Project
- New Sanctuary Movement project
- African and Caribbean Immigrant Day project
- immigration lawyers Database
- Free immigration application material
- Free test guide for citizenship interviews and others
- Referral to free/reduced fee immigration consultancy

ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

- Directory of African and Caribbean Businesses
- African and Caribbean Small Businesses Development project
- African and Caribbean Business Council (ACBC) Collaborative

EMPLOYMENT

- Paschallville Library Employment project
- Develop a database of job announcement and distribution to community
  members
- Workforce training service database

HOUSING/BUILDING

- “The AFRICOM House” project
- Greater Philadelphia shelters Database project
- Shelter directors and social workers roundtable
- House counseling referral services

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

AFRICOM works to mediate and resolve conflict within African and Caribbean organizations and between the members of the Coalition.

- Conflict resolution workshops

POLICY ADVOCACY

- African Hair Braiding Business Development Project
- Housing and Shelter advocacy
- Immigration reform Advocacy
- Police and Fire department Advisory project

NEEDS ASSESSMENT

AFRICOM works to assess the needs of the ACIR communities on different topics related to health, education, immigration, housing, domestic violence, mental disability, etc. 
 
STATEMENT HERE