A statement from the American Heart Association

As an inclusive organization that has championed health equity for all people for nearly a century, the American Heart Association is more determined than ever to eliminate racial and class disparities by lending our voice, platform and resources to the rising chorus for justice.

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“As a nonprofit health care organization, we are taking a stand on social justice issues because there is scientific evidence supporting the link between social justice and health equity,” said Bert Scott, AHA national chairman of the board.

Please visit this link to read AHA's full formal statement.

The video below is the American Heart Association's statement on health disparities and racial violence - CEO Nancy Brown and chairman of the board Bertram L. Scott share their views.

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