Our research focuses on new and existing pieces of evidence, knowledge, and experience based on the gains from our work in the community to bring a unique perspective to Minnesota policy discussions.
Ghands, Inc shall hold policy discussions touching all areas of academia by holding seminars whereby distinguished professionals in different fields of their specialization would present papers in topics of their choice, Monthly or annually.
With the emergent of the Covid-19 epidemic, Ghands Inc engages the community in passing relevant information from the State, Federal, other stakeholders, and interested parties to make sure that the target population receives the resources, information, and other services such as translation and interpretations where needed for those who English is the second language.
Consistent with its mission to improve opportunities and open doors for African immigrants, the Ghands, Inc believes that advocacy, Civic Engagement, and Community-based support are essential parts of any Community.
Thus, the organization concentrates on advocacy activities at state and local levels through its initiatives.
In addition, the Ghands, Inc strengthens African participation in the political process through its various civic engagement projects, including the African immigrant Empowerment and Advocacy Project (AEAP).
The Ghands, Inc also works to strengthen nascent Community-based organizations in areas where there is a growing African population through the project Emerging African immigrant Communities (EAC) Initiative.
To achieve our goal Ghands, Inc applies a process called (C.A.R.B) which means " Challenges, Action, Results, and Benefits".
This is a tool we use for doing diagnosis before we take up the project;
Ghands Inc prepares the next generation to take its place in community service and policy development arenas.
Ghands Inc's primary goal is to increase the pool of black leaders in Community-based programs and public service careers.
Ghands Inc offers numerous educational and leadership development programs for individuals from all walks of life.
Participants are provided with opportunities to learn the inner workings at the Ghands, Inc, explore public service and public policy careers, discuss current events and policy initiatives, and see close up leadership at its very best by working with and learning from Ghands, Inc members.
The social determinant of African Immigrant health
- Mental Health
- Stress a Burnouts Management
- Infection Diseases
- Domestic Abuse/Violence
- Disputes and conflicts
- Income inequality
- Educational Inequality
- Economic Inequality
- Alcohol and drug abuse
- Rights on American with Disability Act
- Religion, culture, and Health
- Diabetes, stroke, and other Vascular related diseases such as High and Low Blood pressure
- Diaspora and investment opportunity
Round tables, independent panels, and association meetings
a. Open for any panels or round tables
b. Any relevant topic