The African Leaders Health Board (ALHB) of Washington State is a group of African Immigrant and Refugee Leaders driven by the importance of the health and well-being of Africans in the state. We work together to address health inequity and strive to cultivate a healthier community. We engage and serve African immigrant and refugee communities in Washington State. Our primary audiences are the communities in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties. We serve African immigrants from countries including South Sudan, Uganda, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Zanzibar, Kenya, Cameroon, and Nigeria. We engage and serve community members in their native languages. These languages include Kiswahili, Mandingo, Kikuyu, Luo, Kisii, Luya, Kamba, Oromo, Nuer, Dinka, Bari, Kuku, Twi, Yoruba, Hausa, and Igbo.
To advocate and achieve health equity in a culturally appropriate manner and create a healthier African Immigrant and Refugee community in Washington State
A healthier and self-sufficient African Immigrant and Refugee Community in Washington State.
We champion and promote health equity for our communities to help close the inequality gap through:
● Community Data Collection, Assessment & Analysis
● Outreach, Education, Navigation & Referrals
● Translation of Public Health Information
● Partnership & Collaboration for Provision of Services
The African Leaders Health Board is committed to addressing and achieving health equity. Your donation helps us advocate for linguistically and culturally appropriate health systems, data collection, assessment and analysis, navigation, referrals, and education. Together we are transforming the lives of the African immigrants of Washington State.
The African Leaders Health Board would not be able to do the work we do without the help of our heroic volunteers. We are always looking for motivated individuals with the desire to be the change they wish to see in the world. Volunteers assist with health education and cultural health events.