hidden Help Us Welcome Kacie Warner, Denver’s New Community Impact Director

Help Us Welcome Kacie Warner, Denver’s New Community Impact Director

We’re excited to announce an addition to our dynamic Denver team. Please help us in welcoming Kacie Warner, new community impact director. Kacie is a public health professional with 10 years of experience in program management and community-based health education and advocacy. Kacie’s nonprofit experience has included work in healthy eating and active living, sustainable

hidden Dr. Takiyah R. Wilson Receives Prestigious W.C. Woodward Award from the American Public Health Association

Dr. Takiyah R. Wilson Receives Prestigious W.C. Woodward Award from the American Public Health Association

Congratulations to Dr. Takiyah R. Wilson, Vice President of Health Strategies, AHA Colorado, for receiving the prestigious American Public Health Association’s, W.C. Woodward Award. The W.C. Woodward award, named after the associations first Chairman, honors a member who demonstrates leadership and has advanced the practice of health administration through the field of public health. Dr.

hidden Longmont City Council Puts Health of Kids First and Passes the Healthy Beverages for Children’s Meals Ordinance

Longmont City Council Puts Health of Kids First and Passes the Healthy Beverages for Children’s Meals Ordinance

Sugary beverage consumption continues to be one of the leading causes of childhood obesity. While Colorado is the least obese state for the adult population, the prevalence of overweight and obese children has risen substantially since 2003. According to data collected by the Healthy Beverage Partnership, a significant factor is that in Colorado, 18.2% of children

hidden 2021 STEM Goes Red Program Blasts Off as Next Generation Explores Possible STEM Careers

2021 STEM Goes Red Program Blasts Off as Next Generation Explores Possible STEM Careers

Today’s economy and tomorrow’s wellbeing depend on innovations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, the four fields collectively known as STEM. Despite women accounting for more than half of the college educated workforce, a troubling gender gap persists in STEM careers. That’s why the American Heart Association (AHA) is proud be working to close the gender gap in STEM

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Four Ways To Make Back To School Season Stress-Free

Summer is winding down and back to school is just around the corner! There are backpacks to be bought, summer reading to be finished, supplies to be stocked, and healthy lunches to plan! Back to school time can be stressful for the whole family, check out these tips to keep your head cool and your

hidden Leaders for Life Fall 2021 Campaign Kickoff

Leaders for Life Fall 2021 Campaign Kickoff

We’re working harder than ever to bring mission of the American Heart Association into the Heart of Denver every day. To increase awareness about the dangers of heart disease and stroke and raise critical, lifesaving funds, we’re inviting a group of changemakers to help make lasting impacts on the heart health of the Denver community.