"To achieve greatness,
start where you are,
use what you have and
do what you can."
-- Arthur Ashe
Our Game Changers
Champion & Humanitarian
Like Arthur, our institute is about changing the game. Arthur did it on the tennis court, we are doing it in the community. Some of the terms that defined Arthur’s game on the court are also terms that define our work...
Sowing Diversity and Best Practices in
Community Health Empowerment
In Historically Under-served and
Championing Arthur’s Vision for Health Equity and Justice
SportsBall 2019, the 25th Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (AAIUH) honored
Cheryl Wills, Stan Smith, Sydney Butts, MD, and Guy Vickers.
“I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting.” – Arthur Ashe
We educate and support the future generation of diverse health professionals and we meet people where they are, both literally and figuratively, in settings such as barbershops, salons, and faith-based settings, connecting people to the information, tools and resources they need to make informed health decisions.
NEW AND NOTEWORTHY
On Thursday October 11, 2018 The Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health celebrated with a purpose at its 24th annual Sportsball Gala. Each year, the Institute honors individuals and organizations that are making significant contributions to urban communities in the areas of health, education, medical research, community service, and philanthropy.
Craig Melvin, NBC News’ “TODAY”
Lindsay Czarniak, CNN's "Bleacher Report"