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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: Share Your Photos

    Guest Blogger – Marc Watterson Last month I had a chance to share with you some of the pictures and stories that we have collected over the past year speaking to the need for SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOLS. Now it’s your turn! We challenged each of you to prepare for the new school year...
  • Blog Post: Volunteer Spotlight: Layza Lopez-Love

    Volunteers are the lifeblood of the American Heart Association. We are constantly amazed by our volunteers' commitment to advocate for healthier lives and to help save lives through policy change. We are pleased to spotlight Layza Lopez-Love as this month's volunteer extraordinaire. Read below...
  • Blog Post: Taking Action to Prevent Obesity

    The American Heart Association (AHA) participated in the National Council of La Raza’s (NCLR), the largest Hispanic civil-rights advocacy group in the U.S., annual conference in Orlando in late July as part of our effort to help all children grow up a healthy weight. . Today, more than 23.5...
  • Blog Post: Meet Our Florida Advocacy Committee

    The American Heart Association is working toward improving the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent, and reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent, all by the year 2020. Policy change is essential for us to meet this bold goal, and our volunteers are at the...
  • Blog Post: Razorbacks show support for Smoke Free Workplaces!

    This past August 25th, American Heart Association advocacy volunteers worked the crowd at University of Arkansas Razorbash. Kicking off their school year, University of Arkansas students proved to be big supporters of smoke free efforts in Northwest Arkansas – hundreds of them signed petitions...
  • Blog Post: Candida Akins - Madison, Florida

    Guest Blogger: Candida Akins I gave birth at 32 weeks to two beautiful babies on July 3, 2005. Shortly after giving birth, I became very ill. I stayed in the hospital for seven days with a high fever and high blood pressure, drenched with sweat. The doctors tested me for everything because they did...
  • Blog Post: Building Blocks for a Healthy Life

    The first five years of a child’s life are key! That’s when they’re developing vital skills—from walking and speaking to choosing healthy habits and understanding social interactions. A healthy childcare environment plays an important role in that development process. However...
  • Blog Post: August Recess Highlights

    August Recess is officially over for 2016! We are highlighting our meeting with Congressman Erik Paulsen of District 3. AHA Volunteer and Survivor Gerry Yumul, lead the meeting by first thanking the Congressman for being a support of the FAST Act. Gerry asked the Congressman to support Cardiac Rehab...
  • Blog Post: Meet Our Tennessee Advocacy Committee

    The American Heart Association is working toward improving the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent, and reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent, all by the year 2020. Policy change is essential for us to meet this bold goal, and our volunteers are at the...