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  • 21. SmokeFree Texas Efforts Help us make Texas healthier for everyone. Join us in our SmokeFree Efforts by signing our petition and downloading materials.
  • 22. Federal Advocacy Successes Timeline This webpage displays a timeline of federal advocacy successes.
  • 23. Issues and Campaigns Federal issues landing page
  • 24. Press Resources press kits, facts sheets and other resources
  • 25. Updated State Adv Homepage We maintain an active presence in all 50 states, advocating for state laws and local ordinances that impact heart disease and stroke risk factors as well as policies that protect survivors of heart disease and stroke. Issue areas include obesity prevention, tobacco control, access to care, and quality systems of care.
  • 26. Minnesotans for Healthy Kids Coalition This coalition is working to reduce childhood obesity in Minnesota.
  • 27. Publications AHA advocacy, policy and science publications page for new advocacy website
  • 28. Advocacy Fact Sheets This page contains links to a number advocacy fact sheets on research, prevention, quality care, access to care, and stroke.
  • 29. Media Resources Resources for capitol hill media outlets.
  • 30. GSA Advocacy Shared Use GSA Advocacy Shared Use Contest. Linked off of GSA Advocacy main page.


Our Mission

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

American Heart Association
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB