EmPowered to Serve Investments
The need to come together to find solutions for longer, healthier lives is more critical than ever.
February's Black History Month Activities
During February, we recognized the legacy of Black Americans who laid the foundation for the activists, health care professionals, social entrepreneurs and everyday heroes — and celebrate Black Americans who are making history every day.
Throughout the month, we highlighted the communities, small businesses, social entrepreneurs and innovators who continue to build a legacy of positive change through our business accelerator, scholarship program and impact investments.
Investing for Community Impact
Opportunities to build wealth.
Opportunities to earn an equitable income.
Opportunities to access capital markets.
Opportunities for well-paid employment.
Fair employment practices.
EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™
The EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ is a free service that supports community entrepreneurs and organizations that are breaking down the social and economic barriers to health equity. Past Business Accelerator participants include:Learn more about the National Business Accelerator
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EmPOWERED to Serve Scholars
Creating stronger communities by improving health equity and social justice.
Meet the 2020 Empowered Scholars
The EmPOWERED to Serve Scholars program supports college freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are working to improve health equity and social justice in their communities. Past scholars include a health policy and management student who encouraged corner groceries to sell fresh, healthy foods, and a biochemistry student who taught diabetes courses at a community health clinic.
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.
EmPOWERED to Serve accelerates innovative solutions to eliminate disparities in under-resourced communities caused by social determinants of health, also called structural determinants.
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EmPOWERED to Serve seeks to improve health outcomes and reduce the gap in health disparities among minorities in multicultural communities.