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100 Days of Giving Black with Allen Kwabena Frimpong

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Allen Kwabena Frimpong is a philanthropic strategist and capacity building consultant. Allen is activist member of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, and also is an organizer for #BlackLivesMatter NYC. He has been creating opportunities for children and families to improve their health and well-being globally for over 10 years; conducting participatory planning and developing strategies  toward improving quality of life outcomes in predominantly Black communities. Allen has also mobilized young people internationally doing advocacy work on issues of children’s rights, harm reduction, and drug policy. He has worked with key partners such as UNICEF, UNODC, UNAIDS, and MTV Staying Alive Foundation at YouthRISE.org as the International Network Coordinator. Allen has also provided capacity-building and technical assistance to public health agencies nationally. He has been published in several academic journals, such as the International Journal of Drug Policy. Additionally, he has been featured on NPR discussing issues of movement-building and organizing in marginalized communities. He currently resides in Jersey City, NJ.