ahn foundation

AHN Foundation is a non-profit (tax exempt) organization that centers its work in abolishing inequities in vulnerable and historically marginalized communities within the State of California. We do this by partnering with and empowering communities to develop and evaluate current and past programming. All of our work is rooted and grounded in science and data and delivered to the communities we serve in a culturally competent and sensitive manner.


Alicia Coulter, MPH, MSW

Chief executive officer

Kara Coulter

Research Assistant

Nia Kelley

Program Assistant

Jessica Philips, MPH

Program Manager

The things we do best

The Save Black Women’s Lives Project

Save Black Women’s Lives through Safe Spaces for Black Women. The Save Black Women’s Lives Project is funded by First 5 through their Best Start Network Grant and the State of California, Department of Healthcare Services. This program will provide 150 Black women in Los Angeles County access to safe spaces to discuss the health and wellness concerns with industry leaders and respected professionals. Register here for more information

Health Navigation

Our Health Navigation Classes are funded through our partnership with LA Care Health Plan and Blue Shield Promise. The goal of these classes is to provide health education to attendees to increase their knowledge of their medical coverage, how to pick a physician, reducing their risk of not managing a healthcare emergency, and more.

Practitioner Education Training

Bringing Cultural Awareness and Protecting Black Families in Healthcare training. These trainings are available at a negotiated rate and will provide necessary information and knowledge for all in attendance. AHN Foundation curates these trainings in partnership with your organization based on your needs and concerns. Some of our past clients include: American College of Physicians, Long Beach City College, and Tarzana Treatment Centers.

Virtual Safe Spaces for Black Women Pop Ups

Facilitated by our CEO, Alicia and will occur monthly. She will cover new topics and have a special guest each week. If you would like to give a topic suggestion, please enter the information here:

Health Navigation Class Details

The classes occur every Friday from 11AM-12PM in North Long Beach at
LA Care’s Community Resource Center:
5599 Atlantic Avenue,
Long Beach, CA 90805

get involved

Your tax-deductible donation to AHN Foundation will help fund community-based health equity programming to historically underserved communities.