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  • Massachusetts Heart Walk

    This is the Massachusetts Heart Walk event.
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    This is Massachusetts Event 1.
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  • CPR in Schools Issue Briefing

    Learn more about CPR training for school students. While less than eight percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims survive, a victim’s chance of survival doubles or triples if someone in the vicinity knows and administers CPR. Sadly, only one-in-four out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims...
  • Idaho Youth Lobby Day

    Join us as we lobby for heart healthy policies.
  • Opening Day of Hawaii Legislative Session

    Join us for lunch and meet your state legislators to discuss heart disease and stroke.
  • Washington State Lobby Day

    Join us for our annual Heart on the Hill Lobby Day at the Capitol in Olympia on Wednesday, January 30. Advocates like you from across the state will gather to meet with state legislators to encourage them to make Washington a heart healthy place to live, work and learn. We will advocate for policies...
  • Arizona State Lobby Day

    Join us for our annual Arizona State Lobby Day at the Capitol in Phoenix on Monday, January 31. Advocates, like you, from across the state will gather to meet with state legislators to encourage them to make Arizona a heart healthy place to live, work and learn. We will advocate to include CPR training...
  • Utah State Lobby Day

    Join us as we advocate for CPR education in high schools, heart defect screening for newborns and funding for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention at the Department of Health.
  • NYC Physical Education Survey Data Release - Press Event

    Join the American Heart Association, along with our partners at the Women's City Club, as well as several members of NY City Council as we reveal the results of our recent survey project focused on physical education in NYC! The AHA invited schools in all five boroughs, at all grade levels, to...
  • Heart and Stroke Day at the Legislature

    Join us as we meet with state legislators to encourage them to adopt policies that make Nevada a healthier place to live, including newborn heart defect screening, CPR training in schools, menu labeling, and formal recognition for hospitals fully equipped to treat the most severe cases of heart attacks...
  • California State Lobby Day

    Join us as we lobby for heart healthy policies.
  • Capitol Goes Red

    Join us in celebration of American Heart Month by wearing red on National Wear Red Day, Friday February 7 th . It's a simple, yet powerful way to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke. There are a number of volunteer opportunities associated with the event including preparing materials and...
  • California State Lobby Day 2014

    Where will you be on Wednesday, April 23rd? I’m hoping you’ll be able to join me at California’s Lobby Day. We need to ensure our mission of building healthier lives free from cardiovascular diseases and stroke is heard by our leaders in Sacramento—and your voice matters! California...
  • Heart at the Capitol

    Join us for Heart at the Capitol on Thursday, April 14 th ! How often do you have the opportunity to meet with state legislators face to face to discuss policies that will make California a healthier state? At Heart at the Capitol you will do just that! During the day, we will have scheduled meetings...
  • Blog Post: Get Active on Social Media: #SuperParkSelfie Photo Contest

    Getting as little as 30 minutes of physical activity a day can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke . This summer, why not increase your physical activity by taking part in National Park and Recreation Month? Here’s the latest from the National Recreation and Park Association...
  • Blog Post: Shrimp Tacos - Delicious Decisions

    Cooking at home more often is a great way to start changing your relationship with salt. Meals on the go can be hard on your heart, because many prepared foods and restaurant foods are loaded with sodium. And did you know that meals away from home account for nearly half the money Americans spend on...
  • Blog Post: Participate in your local August Recess!

    We are looking for volunteers to take a meeting with their member of Congress while they are in town this August. Important federal advocacy goals for Congress this year include: CR (Cardiac Rehab) – changing a key Medicare provision so that those who have survived a coronary event can...
  • Blog Post: August Recess

    Participate in your local August Recess! We are looking for volunteers to take a meeting with their member of Congress while they are back in their district offices this August. Important federal advocacy goals for Congress this year include: CR (Cardiac Rehab) – changing a key Medicare...
  • Blog Post: Meet Christina Bodamer

    As Oregon’s new Government Relations Director, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself . My name is Christina Bodamer and it is a privilege to join the important work of the American Heart Association. For me, as is it for so many, this work is personal. I lost my father to a heart attack...
  • Blog Post: Legislative Session Update

    Now that we’ve made it to July, here’s a brief recap of some of our recent successes this legislative session: CPR in Schools (AB 1719): I am pleased to share that we are only a few steps away (one committee, one floor vote, and hopefully a Governor’s signature!) from having California...
  • Blog Post: In-District Meetings - the Golden Window?

    Could timing be everything when you want to get your legislator’s attention? When lawmakers are ‘in Session’ they are flooded with constituent requests about current legislation. This is when they are on active duty in their General Assemblies or other governing body. While these advocate...
  • Blog Post: Help Keep Alabama Healthy with Small Sugary Drink Tax

    With Alabama still in a budget crisis and Medicaid cuts underway, we continue to urge lawmakers to pass a small sugary drink tax that will ensure Medicaid will be fully funded. This will protect services for over one million residents. To raise awareness of our solution, we hosted a media roundtable...
  • Blog Post: Together Baton Rouge Fights Health Disparity in Capital City

    Guest Blogger: Ashley Hebert Bridges, Government Relations Director If you’ve heard of Together Baton Rouge, you may know the organization to be the largest and most diverse citizens’ organization in the history of the city. This group of minds has successfully turned community organizing...