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    • Black History Month 2018 MLK graphicBlack History Month 2018
      2016 and 2017 were tough years for health justice and equity. In 2018, we are recharged and committed to shining a spotlight on issues that affect communities of color across the nation. We pledge to not only host discussions, but also to work with you to create sustainable solutions that will […]
    • group of people smilingNational Hispanic Heritage Month 2017
      This month we encourage you to celebrate your heritage and tome el control… de su salud. From September 15 through October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) is observed across America, in celebration of the independence of several Latin American countries and the contributions that have infused America.
    • Music = Life bannerMusic = Life
      Stay on beat with Shanti (Das’) Playlist Seventy percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes. If you are called on to perform CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be trying to save the life of someone you love: a child, a spouse, a parent or a friend. Music Can Save Lives […]
    • Fruit and Vegetable Month
      June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month. The American Heart Association is encouraging Americans to add more color to their meals throughout the month as part of our Healthy For Good™ movement. Each week of the month, we will have a different theme with fun ways that YOU can Add […]
    • One Healthy Mama Giveaway graphicOne Healthy Mama 2017
      ***Giveaway Alert*** Are you the one? This Mother’s Day, EmPOWERED To Serve™ is recognizing and rewarding “One healthy mama” for making healthy lifestyle changes in her own life and pounding the pavement to improve and impact her larger community by gifting her with a one-on-one week-long […]
    • National Minority Health Month Messaging 2017
      Share these Facebook posts to help spread awareness. Heart disease and stroke run in my family. Yet 80% of heart disease and stroke are preventable. #EmPoweredToServe   I live in a food desert and finding the healthy food options I need is a daily struggle. What can be done in our communities […]
    • National Minority Health Month 2017
      Changing Perceptions in Minority Health and Bridging Health Equity Even though multicultural communities are diverse in their makeup, culture and traditions, they still face similar challenges when it comes to equity, health outcomes and access to care and healthy foods. These unique sectors across […]
    • Black History Month 2017: History In the Making
      2016 was a tough year for health justice and equity. In 2017, we are recharged and committed to shining a spotlight on issues that affect communities of color across the nation. We pledge to not only host discussions, but also pledge to work with you to create sustainable solutions that will […]
    • Photo of Shanti DasTake Me Home Video
      Take Me Home - Chapter 1: Shanti Das Video
    • Unsung heroes, we hear you banner graphic of two women embracing each other.Caregivers
      As a caregiver this holiday season, you have to balance the duality of fulfilling your little ones dreams and desires while providing care and attention to your loved one in need. Gift yourself or your beloved caregiver with these tools to maintain a healthy balance throughout the Holiday season. […]
    • Take Action This January
      We need YOU to help bring this campaign to life by taking an action in your community starting this January around National Day of Service! Joining has never been easier! 4 easy steps will lead to impact: Grab Your Squad – Get your organization or group of friends together to make a […]
    • Virtual Field Trip
      Join the National Football League and the American Heart Association on January 31st for a Virtual Field Trip to the site of Super Bowl LI. The American Heart Association (AHA) and the National Football League (NFL), working with Discovery Education have teamed up to motivate your students to […]
    • Unsung heroes, we hear you banner graphic of two women embracing each other.National Family Caregivers Month
      November is a special time in which the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association acknowledge the many caregivers in the U.S. and appreciate them for their time and countless sacrifices. We know that recovering from stroke not only impacts survivors, but their caregivers, family and […]
    • Native American Heritage Month
      EmPOWERED To Serve™ recognizes Native Americans and Alaska Natives for their rich, historical legacy during the month of November, National Native American Heritage Month. As original inhabitants of America, Natives have been influential through their culture and traditions. The AHA/ASA is […]
    • Real Women 2016 – 2017
      The American Heart Association’s, Go Red for Women is excited to announce the 2016-17 class of Real Women. These women represent the many, varying faces of heart disease and stroke, and are without a doubt the “reason for the Go Red season.” We hope you’ll find their stories to be as powerful and […]
    • World Stroke Day
      World Stroke Day is October 29th. Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death in the U.S. and a leading cause of preventable disability. Today, stroke is more treatable than ever. If you spot signs of stroke, call 911. Don’t delay. The sooner you get treatment, the better potential outcome. […]
    • Person getting haircut. Facial drooping, slurred speech, and Arm weakness are labeled to the picture.Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T. Challenge
      How many of us have been affected by a stroke? Whether a loved one’s experienced a stroke, you’ve served as a caregiver, or you’ve been the patient yourself, we’ve been made aware of the fact that stroke is largely treatable. However, time can make the difference between permanent disability and […]
    • Family of four smiling and huddled togetherHispanic Heritage Month 2016
      Many would agree that Hispanics are very proud when it comes to their rich culture and heritage! The highly influential Hispanic culture has long established its mark in the United States as seen in music, art, language, food, history, diversity, and most importantly, in health; hence the popular […]
    • Bowl of creamy spinach and pita bread slicesNational Hispanic Heritage Month 2016 – Healthy Recipes
      You have the opportunity to improve your health and the health of your family by making healthier meal choices at home. Do you know where to find healthy recipes? The thought of preparing healthy meals can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. The American Heart Association/American Stroke […]
    • Thumbnail preview of the Hispanic Heritage Month QuizNational Hispanic Heritage Month – Interactive Quiz (2016)
      EmPOWERED To Serve wants you to better understand the health risks that Hispanics/Latinos face. This interactive quiz will help you discover what you know and inform you of the facts which you don’t. 1. Take this quiz to test your knowledge and improve your awareness of prevention and treatment […]
    • National Hispanic Heritage Month 2016 – Videos
      Es Por La Vida Family Health Challenge – Life Is Why Family Health Challenge™ Improve the health of your family and kids in a fun and simple way through the Life is Why Family Health Challenge™. As a family, learn to make your next meal colorful, flavor your water with fruits, discover what the […]
    • I am a Supporter! - Hispanic Heritage Month picture frameNational Hispanic Heritage Month 2016 – Twibbon
      During National Hispanic Heritage Month EmPOWERED To Serve wants to encourage you to add a Twibbon to your Facebook and/ or Twitter profile picture to show your pride in your family’s country of origin, or to simply express your support for your Hispanic/Latino friends throughout Hispanic Heritage […]
    • Hispanic Heritage Month graphicNational Hispanic Heritage Month 2016
      Many would agree that Hispanics are very proud when it comes to their rich culture and heritage! From September 15 through October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed across America, in celebration of the independence of several Latin American countries and the contributions that have […]
    • Photo of young adults applaudingNational Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Leadership Conference
      ATLANTA September 23-24, 2016 American Heart Association (AHA)  and TRUTH Initiative (a nonprofit tobacco control organization) will be participating at the upcoming National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Leadership Conference. This weekend conference will take place in Atlanta, GA on September […]
    • Hispanic Heritage Month graphicHispanic Heritage Month 2016
      September 15-October 15 The American Heart Association / American Stroke Association celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month! We recognize that our Hispanic/Latino Ambassadors have a strong, cultural pride in your country of origin, respective cultural traditions and your surnames. Make this A […]
    • Father with children at beachMen’s Health Month
      During June, we celebrate both Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day. This is the perfect time to remind the man in your life how important he is to you, and how important it is for him to take care of his cardiovascular health. Follow the links below to read more about how to honor your Super Man […]
    • He is My Super Man example photoHe Is My Super Man!
      During June, we celebrate both Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day.This is the perfect time to remind the men in your lives how important they are to you. And, how important it is to you that they take care of themselves. Their health must be a priority because you want them around for a long time! […]
    • Father with children at beachJune is Men’s Health Month
      June is the time to celebrate the men in our lives. During June we want to draw attention to the preventable health problems men face and encourage action – behavior changes, early detection and screening, and treatment. The men in our lives play many roles. They are fathers, brothers, neighbors, […]
    • Ashanti's Master Plan flyerMemorial Day Master Plan Workout
      Get your sweat on before you head out to a Memorial Day cookout! Join us on Monday, May 30, 2016 as we live-stream our newest Power Ambassador’s Memorial Day Master Plan Workout. Fitness trainer Ashanti Johnson is partnering with EmPOWERED To Serve to bring the best of her fitness class to you at […]
    • One Healthy Mama Contest graphicOne Healthy Mama Contest
      EmPOWERED To Serve™ Celebrates Healthy Mothers This May! Check Out EmPOWERED To Serve’s #OneHealthyMama Contest Winner To celebrate Mother’s Day and the 17th Annual National Women’s Health Week (May 8-14), the American Heart Association’s EmPOWERED To Serve™ movement had people across […]
    • National Minority Health Month graphicNational Minority Health Month 2016
      Catch us on the #FlipSideOfHealth April is National Minority Health Month! To celebrate this meaningful month the AHA/ASA will focus on increasing individual healthy living behaviors and systems change to advance health equity. Typically, society thinks about making health changes as a one-on-one […]
    • Ann Tsukamoto graphicTransformational Trailblazers
      Let’s Go Digital! March is Women’s History Month. Join us as we celebrate the innovation, tenacity and power of multicultural women who have contributed to impacting our everyday lives in the past, present and future. Share these Transformational Trailblazers every day during the month of March. […]
    • Day of Transformation—Social Activities
      Extra, Extra! Read all about it and join the social activities this Thursday, January 28th! Twitter Chat, 12pm CT/1pm ET Join us at @Power2EndStroke for a twitter party with Artist/Rapper Dee-1 (@Dee1music) as we learn about the Impact of Education on Health with top medical experts Dr. Rani […]
    • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. graphicBlack History Month—Health Pioneers
      February is Black History Month. It is a month to celebrate the countless contributions African Americans have made throughout the history of this country. These individuals have been champions in every field. This month we want to recognize the accomplishments that African Americans have made in […]
    • One Life-Saving Share graphic12 Days of Giveaways
      This holiday season, we want to give you something we hope you’ll re-gift – something that you’ll want to pass along to friends, family and neighbors. It’s the gift of heart and brain health and truly, there is no better way to save lives than by letting others know you care. […]
    • #Naves4Heart graphicNative American Heritage Month Twitter Chat
      #Natives4Heart Twitter Chat – 11/18 The AHA/ASA has partnered with distinguished Native American organizations to deliver a one-of-a-kind twitter chat you don’t want to miss! The stats don’t tell the story when it comes to heart and brain health in Native communities so please join us in addressing […]
    • Go Red for women website preview thumbnailGo Red for Women
      February is Heart Month: National Wear Red Day is coming Ok, Ambassadors. It’s time to get in formation for National Wear Red Day, February 3, 2017. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, taking more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Nearly half of all African-American adults have some […]
    • Hispanic Heritage Month graphicHispanic Heritage Month 2015
      The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) by recognizing Hispanic leaders who have made contributions to improving the health and well-being of multicultural communities. Ways to Get Involved Read the news release […]
    • Wender Pierece profile photoWebinar: EmPOWERING You!
      Wednesday, September 30, 2015 11:30am- 12:30pm (CDT) If not you, then who? Be the spark to ignite change in your community. Join us on September 30th as the AHA proudly welcomes its newest ambassador, actor and philanthropist, Wendell Pierce. Learn More and Register Now! Please invite your […]
    • Be EmPOWERED to Learn Hands-Only CPR
      June 1-7 is CPR/AED Awareness Week. The American Heart Association celebrates National CPR and AED Awareness week, June 1-7, 2017, in communities across the nation to raise awareness about the importance of CPR and AED in saving lives during cardiac emergencies. This CPR and AED awareness week, […]
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