African American Community

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    Taxonomy Code: YH-6000.0250

    Americans of Black African descent who identify themselves as African American through a common cultural heritage and experience.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    BLACK HERITAGE COLLECTIONContains a variety of library materials: books, magazines, newspapers and community publications relating to African-American heritage.NassauBLACK HERITAGE COLLECTIONROOSEVELT PUBLIC LIBRARY
    BLACK HISTORY COMMISSIONPromotes sound knowledge and information regarding the cultural heritage of African Americans during the month of February and is used as a resource to develop greater understanding of the lifestyles of the African American cultural background.SuffolkTOWN COUNCILTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
    BROTHER 2 BROTHEROffers a social networking group for gay and bisexual black men of Long Island, ages 22 and over. Offers guest speakers, social events and discussions on topics of interest.SuffolkBROTHER 2 BROTHERTHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
    COMMUNITY INITIATIVE PROGRAMProvides diabetes education and awareness, literature, and speakers for community-based organizations, churches and clubs in minority population communities. Provides material for health fairs. Serves population of at-risk adults of African-American, Latino, or Native American ancestry.SuffolkCOMMUNITY INITIATIVE PROGRAMAMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION-LONG ISLAND AREA
    LONG ISLAND COMMUNITIES OF COLOROffers several programs aimed at educating the African-American population about HIV infections and promoting behavior that reduces the incidence of HIV infections. Programs offered include the SISTA (Sisters Informing Sisters About Topics on AIDS) Intervention, Peer Program and Outreach, and Health Communication/Public Information (HCPI). Also provides the coordination of multi-agency case management, HIV counseling and testing along with information on related supportive services. The SISTA Intervention, comprised of five 2 hour sessions, offers opportunities to role play, discuss relevant issues and build self-esteem.NassauLONG ISLAND COMMUNITIES OF COLORLEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
    MINORITY INTERVENTION AND KIDNEY EDUCATIONProvides preventive information to reduce the high risk of kidney disease among minorities. Also produces a brochure series for African-Americans and Hispanic populations, as well as Spanish-language brochures.MINORITY INTERVENTION AND KIDNEY EDUCATIONTHE AMERICAN KIDNEY FUND
    SISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLANDProvides a variety of services to African American women who have or had breast cancer. Community outreach programs and health fairs provide information on breast health, encourage women to schedule routine mammograms and provide support to those newly diagnosed. Sisters of Greater LI Breast Cancer Support group also meets in Babylon Pool and Recreation Center in Deer Park.SuffolkSISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLANDHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
    SISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLAND, AMITYVILLEOffers African-American breast cancer survivors opportunities to discuss their experiences. Call for meeting dates.SuffolkSISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLAND, AMITYVILLENORTHWELL HEALTH
    SISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLAND:HUNTINGTONOffers African-American breast cancer survivors opportunities to discuss their experiences. Call for meeting dates.SuffolkSISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLAND:HUNTINGTONNORTHWELL HEALTH
    SISTERS UNITED IN HEALTHProvides breast health and breast cancer education. Offers bilingual workshops, attends community events, and provides outreach throughout Long Island. Also offers referrals to free/low cost mammograms for women who are uninsured and/or undocumented.NassauSISTERS UNITED IN HEALTHSISTERS UNITED IN HEALTH

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