Educational Institutions

African American Wellness Project

  • Oakland, CA
  • www.aawellnessproject.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the African American Wellness Project is to direct resources (dollars, services, information etc.) towards empowering the African American Community to improve health outcomes and promote wellness (AAWP). Through the generous support of The California Endowment, the AAWP has worked to achieve achieve our mission and support the broader goal of educating and enrolling African American consumers in affordable health care programs in Alameda County. Key strategies implemented during the past year include:
• Culturally-relevant consumer education through ethnic media, social media, community events and partnerships with African-American serving providers and community-based organizations;
• African American Provider Education to build provider understanding of the changes brought about through ACA and strengthen their engagement as a vehicle for reaching the African American consumer

Main Programs

  1. Medical Outreach for the California Endowment

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ruling year

2010

Principal Officer

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MICHAEL LENOIR

Keywords

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African American, health empowerment, use of traditional and non media

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EIN

30-0102430

 Number

6702501521

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

(Education N.E.C.) (B99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Medical Outreach for the California Endowment

Through the generous support of The California Endowment, the AAWP has worked to achieve achieve our mission and support the broader goal of educating and enrolling African American consumers in affordable health care programs in Alameda County. Key strategies implemented during the past year include:
• Culturally-relevant consumer education through ethnic media, social media, community events and partnerships with African-American serving providers and community-based organizations;
• African American Provider Education to build provider understanding of the changes brought about through ACA and strengthen their engagement as a vehicle for reaching the African American consumer

Category

Public Health

Population(s) Served

Adults

Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- General

None

Budget

121000.00

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African American Wellness Project

Leadership

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Principal Officer

MICHAEL LENOIR

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

MICHAEL LENOIR

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