EmPOWERED to meet our 2030 Impact Goals

Dr. Robert Harrington: 2030 Impact Goal

The American Heart Association's president explains what it means to live healthier, longer.

The EmPOWERED to Serve platform amplifies community-centered solutions that focus on eliminating health disparities for all individuals and communities.  We focus on uplifting initiatives that are solving for social determinants of health. Through science-based, volunteer-driven and advocacy-led efforts, EmPOWERED to Serve is contributing to the American Heart Association’s Impact Goals to equitably increase healthy life expectancy from 66 to at least 68 years in the United States and from 64 to at least 67 globally by 2030.

Health begins with equity

We empower social entrepreneurs and partners in communities that need it most with the right resources, grant funding, and platforms to grow and implement their health-impacting ideas. EmPOWERED to Serve’s health equity and social justice Ambassadors are leading the way to meet the AHA’s ambitious 10-year goal .

Every person deserves the opportunity to enjoy a longer, healthier life. That’s why we empower students, entrepreneurs, nonprofits and community leaders with grants, training, mentorships and resources.  These social justice warriors create and implement innovative ideas so all people in all communities can access:
  • Quality health care
  • Affordable housing
  • Stronger schools
  • Entrepreneurial capital
  • Healthy food systems

Thought Leaders, catalysts, partners, fiscal supporters. 

Join us — as a partner, funder and/or Ambassador — to strengthen efforts to bring health equity to your community.

Empowered to Serve Business Accelerator

Empowered to Serve

Community Innovation Exchange 

Community Innovation Exchange

The EmPOWERED Community Innovation Exchange is a searchable, interactive digital hub that accelerates exploring and adopting new grassroots business models, municipal strategies, and community-led models for improving social determinants of health.