Community Resources

Motivate your community to take steps to create a culture of health.

These tools support you as you journey toward improving your health and the health of those in your community. We at the American Heart Association /American Stroke Association have worked tirelessly to ensure that you have what you need to build stronger communities for everyone.

Let's work together to build stronger, healthier communities for everyone.

Resources for Groups

Health Lessons

The EmPOWERED to Serve (ETS) Health Lessons offer a way to engage communities and motivate community members to take steps towards creating a culture of health.

Community Environment Assessment

The ETS Community Environment Assessment compiles a variety of important organizational health factors.

nurse visiting patient at home

Community Healthcare Workers: Addressing Disparities

Populations accessing services at federally qualified health centers face challenges to optimal health, leading to a higher risk of death. 

The American Heart Association, with input from the Institute for Public Health Innovation and support from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has developed a free one-hour interactive course for community healthcare workers covering the basics of atrial fibrillation, venous thromboembolism and stroke - conditions disproportionately affecting populations that access services at federally qualified health centers.

Community Toolkits

Resources for Individuals

Power Ambassador Ashanti’s Master Plan Workout

Workout Videos

The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes (2.5 hours) of heart-pumping physical activity per week. And, it is a goal you can reach.

Power Ambassador Ashanti and her team of trainers have put together a series of workout videos to help you meet that goal! Today is the day to begin your journey toward a healthier you!

More Workout Videos

Power Ambassador Ashanti and her team share their insight on the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle.

AHA presents: 360 instructors: Ashanti

AHA presents: 360 instructors: Ashley McLean

AHA presents: 360 instructors: Ifay

Get Up and Move

If you’re caught with your feet up, you might just get asked to go for a walk! These fun and comfortable socks remind you, and those around you, to get up and move.

photo of feet modeling A H A branded socks