What is EmPOWERED To Serve™?
EmPOWERED To Serve is a movement inspired by American Heart/American Stroke Association multicultural volunteers around the country who are passionate about driving change through health justice in their communities. These committed ambassadors are impacting gaps in health equity through advocacy, policy, education and social change.
EmPOWERED To Serve™ strives to:
- Inspire and equip communities to adopt healthy living behaviors.
- Make sure that help is on the way by growing the number of CPR trained individuals.
- Increase the use of 911 in response to signs of stroke and heart-related issues.
- Empower communities by improving access to quality health care.
- Support the elimination of food deserts.
- Increase access to safe environments for physical activity.
- Share success stories and best practices that communities can implement.
What’s a Community?
Community can be defined in many ways and EmPOWERED To Serve embraces that. You may consider your extended family, neighborhood or church your community. It may be your apartment complex, school, city or social organizations in which you participate. EmPOWERED To Serve has something for everyone looking to improve their health and make a positive impact on the health of their communities.
What Does it Mean to Be an Ambassador?
An ambassador actively engages and supports EmPOWERED To Serve. Do you get our newsletters? Check our Facebook page? Follow us on Twitter?
Well, then you are an ambassador! If not, then join us today!
How Do I Join?
You can customize your experience with us at empoweredtoserve.org. Visit our website to become an ambassador and tell us about yourself. You just might be a featured face of change on empoweredtoserve.org!
How Do I Make an Impact in My Community?
EmPOWERED To Serve provides YOU with tools and resources to build a sustainable culture of health in your community. Throughout the country, the American Heart Association hosts unique, engaging programs that not only educate, but entertain.
Are you with us? If not, join us on the journey to health and wellness.
So, what’s next?
Become an ambassador
Follow EmPOWERED To Serve on social media.
Contact your local office and attend the next event in your area.