American Heart Association: EmPOWERED To Serve Summit


Oct. 16 2017, Published 8:00 p.m. ET

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COST: free

VENUE: Kellogg Conference Hotel, Gallaudet University


The American Heart Association is hosting the EmPOWERED To Serve Summit, October 17 - 18, at Galludet University in Washington, D. C. During the summit, the Association and its alliances are convening to discuss community transformation and the root causes that impact social determinants of health, and engaging unconventional partners to drive creative solutions for collaborative health impact.

The American Heart Association, through its EmPOWERED To Serve movement, which exists to improve health within multicultural communities, is working in communities and joining with partners to address key factors that impact health: economic stability, education, societal influences, neighborhoods and healthcare.

There will be an awards ceremony hosted by Tamara Gant,Nationally Syndicated Radio Personality& Co-host of The Michael Baisden Show!

On October 17, as a part of the summit, 10 finalists from the Association’s EmPOWERED To Serve Urban Business Storytelling Competition, which launched online on August 18, will present to a panel of judges, innovative, clearly-defined urban business solutions to address barriers to sustainable healthy living.

For information on the EmPOWERED To Serve movement and the EmPOWERED To Serve Urban Business Storytelling Competition, visit

[This listing is sponsored by the American Heart Association.]

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