"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...
Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health's Statement on Recent Bias and Violence
Less than one year ago, we, at the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, stood in solidarity with others over the atrocities of racial killings across our nation. Today, we are once again saddened to address the social injustices and acts of violence in the United States, as we also look for hope in a pandemic that has claimed the lives of over 500,000 people in our country.
Sowing Diversity and Best Practices in Community Health Empowerment
In Historically Under-served and Under-represented Communities
Championing Arthur’s Vision for Health Equity and Justice
“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.