Arnold Mikolo

Environmental Justice Advocate CLF New Hampshire

Arnold Mukwanga Mikolo is the Environmental Justice Community Advocate for New Hampshire. He was born in the Northeastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo and lived there until he was 11-years-old. Arnold’s family moved many times and left the country due to political instability. After graduating from high school, Arnold went to Uganda for his undergraduate studies in business. 

To give back to the community, Arnold volunteers as an advisory board member at the YMCA as well as with New Hampshire Legal Assistance, where he serves as a housing tester to end housing discrimination. Arnold is currently the new treasurer of the Manchester NAACP chapter. Arnold won the “Civic Leader of the Year” in 2016 with Stay Work Play, “40 under Forty” in 2017 with the Union Leader, “2018 It List” with the New Hampshire Magazine, and was featured on the front cover of the 2019 Manchester Advantage Magazine with the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.

Recent Posts

Building Communities That Thrive: A Conversation with Dr. Thea James
In the United States, your zip code is a powerful predictor of how long you live. For someone in Newton, Massachusetts, life expectancy extends well into the 90s. But drive just an hour south to New Bedford, and you’ll find it drops to an average of just 68 years old.  It’s tempting to boil down…
Massachusetts Still Needs a Roadmap to Beat Climate Change
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