WHO WE ARE
Led by visionary women of color, ACHD provides holistic, complete, and culturally-responsive support for African Diaspora immigrants in South Seattle and South King County.
To provide opportunities for African Diaspora immigrant and refugee communities, families, and individuals in South King County to attain health and housing stability, economic development, high-quality education, and referrals to legal services.
ACHD works to meet our community's needs so that every person can thrive. Our programs focus on Housing, Education, Food Access, and Economic Development.
ACHD IN THE NEWS
West Seattle Blog
"On June 12, 2021, the Delridge Farmers Market opens in the South Delridge neighborhood of West Seattle. A USDA-designated food desert, the area has long struggled with food access for its diverse population; this market seeks to put fresh, local food produced by BIPOC-owned businesses directly into the hands of the neighborhood’s residents."
The Seattle Times
"...Over $20 million has already been granted to over 350 organizations working on a range of issues, including housing groups like African Community Housing & Development, Plymouth Housing and the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness..."
The City of SeaTac Blog
"City Manager Carl Cole attended the grand opening and of the African Community Housing & Development’s (ACHD) Learning Center on February 26. SeaTac Councilmember Senayet Negusse also attended the ribbon cutting ceremony. The newly opened center contains a tech-hub, technology lending library and resource center..."