AAKOMA Project is Hiring!

AAKOMA Project is Hiring!

We are Seeking an Operations Assistant to build the work of the AAKOMA Project. At AAKOMA, we work with teenagers, young adults, their families and communities to raise awareness, conduct patient-centered research, and encourage young people to begin conversations to...
AAKOMA Receives Funding in Support of Racial Healing

AAKOMA Receives Funding in Support of Racial Healing

“For too long, racial trauma was the elephant in the room that we did not discuss as a society. Today, that conversation is starting to change. We’re honored to be supported by the Community Foundation of Northern Virginia at this critical time to help...
New! MidWeek Mindfulness with the AAKOMA Project

New! MidWeek Mindfulness with the AAKOMA Project

Starting WEDNESDAY May 13, 2020, join The AAKOMA Project Teen Board and Dr. Alfiee for weekly 10 minute mindfulness meditation. We want to give you a little respite in the middle of your week in the midst of this coronavirus stress so we’re offering a few...
#COVID19Care Resources for ALL

#COVID19Care Resources for ALL

We have noticed lots of people responding to caring for the mental health of the world and our nation during this stressful and critical time.  We want you to know that we understand the unique needs of teens and families of color and (as promised) we want to provide...
#COVID19Care Minding Your #MentalHealth

#COVID19Care Minding Your #MentalHealth

(Photo Credit Retha Ferguson) Special Considerations for parents with home based business, entrepreneurs and everyone working from home.  Right now, go explain to your children and loved ones that there is a certain part of your day necessary for your work.  Sometimes...