The Need

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Poverty

According to the 2015 census, the average median income for non-Hispanic African Americans households was $36,515 compared to $61,394 for non-Hispanic white households.

Mental Health Services

Per SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health (2015), 9.4% of African Americans over the age of 18 received mental health treatment or counseling in the past year as compared to 18.8% of non-Hispanic white adults.  6.6% of African American adults received prescription medications for mental health treatment as compared to 15.7% of non-Hispanic white adults.

Current Services

 In Green Bay, there are currently no crime victim services which are specific to the African American community.  Furthermore there are no African American advocates at any of our traditional domestic violence and sexual assault service providers in the area

Health Insurance

With regard to health insurance, 11% of African American individuals are uninsured compared to 6.3% of non-Hispanic whites (Office of Minority Health, 2019).

We All Rise: African American Resource Center

Office Address: 529 South Jefferson Street, Green Bay WI 54301 Suite 10

Phone Number: (920) 785-9115

Email: weallriseaarc@gmail.com

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 654, 

                  Green Bay, WI 54305

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