New York City
Annabelle needs healthy food for her son and her community
Read and watch the story of Annabelle Jimenez, a Queens resident who believes New Yorkers like her shouldn't have to travel outside the city to access healthy food.
May is National Bike Month. Where will you ride?
May is National Bike Month and was founded to showcase the many benefits of bicycling and encourage people to ride more.
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What are you doing on May 23?
Meet with your NYC Council Member at the 2018 AHA NYC Lobby Day.
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Teens Want Healthier Options on Restaurant Menus
Teens for Food Justice are advocating for healthier options in their neighborhoods.
NYC Coalition Supports Access to Affordable, Healthy Food
A growing list of health care and community organizations are working to ensure every New Yorker has access to affordable, healthy food.
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Micah Bookman, Harlem, NY
Micah Bookman, a health educator and advocate in Harlem, shares in his own words why he’s an advocate for healthy food access.
Speak up for physical education in NYC
Many NYC students still do not have access to an effective physical education program at their schools. An effective PE program – including a certified instructor and adequate time and physical education space – is vital for allowing every child to thrive and live up to their full potential.
Be the Cure in NYC on May 23rd!
Join the American Heart Association as we work together with advocates from all over New York City to make our home as healthy as it can be!
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AHA NYC Testifies at City Council Hearings
As the New York City Council considers what city programs to fund this year, we're making sure healthy food access is a priority.
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Make NYC a leader for healthier kids' meals
Let's finally make healthy drink options the norm for kids' meals in New York City restaurants!
hero_image_alt_text===Child and parent in a restaurant.