Click to see our
20th Anniversary Annual Report,
developed through a service grant from
The Taproot Foundation.
In 1992, Arthur Ashe established the Institute in partnership with SUNY Downstate intentionally, moved by the institution's long history of serving immigrants and low-income Brooklyn residents as well as staff and faculty's research.
The Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, located in multi-ethnic Brooklyn, collaborates with community members to design, incubate and replicate neighborhood-based interventions that address health conditions that disproportionately affect minorities.
Recognizing the complexity of the economic and social determinants of health, we partner with a wide variety of grassroots and institutional organizations to provide
After-school science enrichment
Outreach initiatives in trusted venues
Research and advocacy
Community Health Empowerment guides and unifies all our work.