hidden The EmPOWERED To Serve Urban Health Accelerator – HBCU Grantees are Transforming Their Communities!

The EmPOWERED To Serve Urban Health Accelerator – HBCU Grantees are Transforming Their Communities!

The EmPOWERED TO Serve Urban Health Accelerator – HBCU program was featured recently on the online show #RolandMartinUnfiltered.  Representatives from the two schools who received American Heart Association grants shared their updates on how they are having an impact in their communities and are already changing lives. Johnson C. Smith University is in the planning

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Working to end LGBTQ health disparities in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Black Pride RVA was held the weekend of July 18th-21st. The goal for the weekend of events was to educate, embrace and celebrate the unique lived experiences of the black LGBTQ community of greater Richmond, Virginia and across the Commonwealth of Virginia. The AHA is increasing our outreach and engagement with the LGBTQ community to

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Greater Washington Region AHA teams up with Whitman-Walker Health to host Healthy Living Workshop

Research suggests that LGBTQ individuals face many health disparities that ultimately lead to a higher incidence of cardiovascular diseases. The American Heart Association is excited to work with community organizations to target these populations in need and help all Americans live their healthiest lives. Whitman-Walker Health in Washington, DC shares the same vision as it

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Baltimore has PRIDE at Heart

Baltimore Pride is one of the oldest pride celebrations in the country, celebrating 44 years this year. The American Heart Association of Greater Maryland was proud to participate in the festivities this year. Our mission at the AHA is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. We strive to save

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Playground Refresh Creates Healthy Environment for At-Risk Youth in Richmond, VA

The American Heart Association in Richmond recently teamed up with Bank of America and United Way to restore old and install new playground equipment in Mosby Court, one of four public housing communities in Richmond’s East End.  The project also includes the installation of an early learning path.  New playground equipment and the early learning

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Stroke Event Raises Awareness Among High Risk Community in Richmond, VA

Over 600 Richmonders were informed and entertained at the 6th annual Power to End Stroke® Jazz Night held on May 23rd at the Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia.  Guests attended a variety of workshops on topics like medication management, healthy cooking and managing risk factors. They even experienced what it felt like to have

hidden American Heart Association Empowers HBCUs to Address Social Barriers to Health

American Heart Association Empowers HBCUs to Address Social Barriers to Health

Winston-Salem State University & Johnson C. Smith University each awarded $100,000 as American Heart Association grant recipients for building healthier communities Winston-Salem State University & Johnson C. Smith University were selected by a panel of judges on Tuesday evening April 29, 2019 to each receive a $100,000 American Heart Association (AHA) grant as part of

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Watch LIVE as Five Historically Black Colleges and Universities Present Solutions to Remove the Barriers of Health

$100,000 for up to two HBCUs chosen as American Heart Association grant recipients for building healthier communities on April 29 in Greensboro The American Heart Association is excited to announce that the EmPOWERED To ServeTM Urban Health AcceleratorTM-HBCU Showcase The EmPOWERED To ServeTM Urban Health AcceleratorTM-HBCU Showcase will be held Monday, April 29 at the