hidden Group at launch

Group at launch

From left, Mackenzie Shorter and Kathy McCarthy, American Heart Association; Frances McGuire, Field & Fork Network; Amy Klein, Capital Roots; Alex Mytelka, Honest Weight Food Co-Op

hidden DUFB presser

DUFB presser

From left, Frances McGuire, Field & Fork Network; Anthoni Pope, Office of Assemblywoman Pamela Hunter; Jeremy Dechario, Syracuse Cooperative Market, Nichole Borchard, Field & Fork Network; Maura Ackerman, Syracuse-Onondaga Food Systems Alliance; Franklin Fry, American Heart Association

hidden New York City social entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations receive funding to break down health barriers

New York City social entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations receive funding to break down health barriers

The American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund invests in sustainable local solutions addressing health inequities In New York City, people living in poor neighborhoods have higher death rates than those living in wealthier neighborhoods however, Black New Yorkers have the highest rate in every neighborhood. To sustainably address the social and economic impediments