Advocacy 40th Anniversary

Join the celebration
October 26, 2021
8 EST / 5 PST

Relentless Together | 40 Years of Advocacy Impact

Please join us for this special 40th Anniversary celebration.

Over the past four decades, the American Heart Association has opened doors to equitable health through public policies that improve lives. We’ve accomplished so much … and we have more work to do.

Our Speakers

Dr. Tara Narula, Senior Medical Correspondent, CBS News

Dr. Tara Narula

Senior Medical Correspondent, CBS News

Aqualyn Laury Kennedy

Aqualyn Laury Kennedy

You’re The Cure Advocate

Cass Wheeler, Former CEO of the American Heart Association

Cass Wheeler

Former CEO of the American Heart Association
Dudley Hafner, Former CEO of the American Heart Association

Dudley Hafner

Former CEO of the American Heart Association
U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Ohio

U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Ohio
Kristin Williams

Kristin Williams

You’re The Cure Advocate
Heather Carter, Former State Senator, AZ

Heather Carter

Former State Senator, AZ
Jennifer Griffin

Jennifer Griffin

You’re The Cure Advocate
Nancy Brown, CEO, American Heart Association

Nancy Brown

CEO, American Heart Association
Dr. Keith Churchwell, President, Yale New Haven Hospital

Dr. Keith Churchwell

President, Yale New Haven Hospital

Agenda

Welcome Remarks

Dr. Tara Narula
Senior Medical Correspondent, CBS News

Advocacy in Action

Aqualyn Laury Kennedy
and the Affordable Care Act

Reflections on Advocacy History

Cass Wheeler, former CEO of the American Heart Association
Dudley Hafner, former CEO of the American Heart Association

Federal Advocacy Perspective

U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Ohio

How Advocacy is Meeting the Moment

Dr. Tara Narula

Advocacy in Action

Kristin Williams
and Tobacco Control in California

State Advocacy Perspective

Former State Senator Heather Carter, Arizona

Call to Action

Dr. Tara Narula

Advocacy in Action

Jennifer Griffin
and CPR in Schools

Future Vision

Nancy Brown, CEO, American Heart Association
Dr. Keith Churchwell, President, Yale New Haven Hospital

Closing Remarks

Dr. Tara Narula

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