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 with New Hampshire Legal Assistance, where he serves as a housing tester to end housing discrimination. Arnold is currently the Branch 1st Vice President 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. He was also awarded the 2021 Good Samaritan Award by the Pastoral Counseling Services.