Niiobli Armah IV has a decade of experience in grass roots community engagement, public health, and issues facing young men and boys of color. His focus at Bloomberg Associates is to support the work of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative, an effort focused on closing persistent opportunity gaps and barriers that prevent boys and young men of color from realizing their potential. He is the former Director of Health Programs for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) where he managed the their national policy and advocacy work primarily focused on Childhood Obesity, HIV & AIDS, Health Care Reform and Health Equity. Niiobli has trained hundreds of individuals across the country working on policy and environmental change strategies. His primary body of work has been focused on strategies for addressing systemic inequities.
He is a graduate of the Southern University Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy with a BA in Political Science and a MA in Social Science. Niiobli has an Executive Certificate in Community Health Leadership from the Morehouse School of Medicine. He has published work in the National Civic Review on engaging vulnerable populations in community health efforts. Niiobli‘s mission is to lead innovative work in the continuum where policy is created and community is impacted.