Learn more about our advocacy for healthy food access at www.yourethecure.org/healthyfoodnyc
Email, Telephone, Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc)
AHA is the Co-Chair of the Healthy Food Retail Action Network (HFRAN) Advocacy Committee
For financial information, visit http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/AHA-Financial-Information_UCM_303567_Article.jsp
Community Advocacy, Food Policy, Nutrition Education
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Health Strategies team in New York City is part of the national health organization whose mission is building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. To help improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways. We’re the nation’s leader in CPR education training. We help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. We provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help ensure the best treatment for every patient, every time. We educate lawmakers, policy makers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities.
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens
Grassroots advocacy, including advocacy for affordable, healthy food access; public health education; community and workplace programs and resources such as a Food and Beverage Toolkit; science-based treatment guidelines for healthcare professionals.