Our Game Changers

Arthur Ashe:

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.

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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


Community Wellness

Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health's Statement on Social Justice and Racism

COVID-19 Resources

Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (AAIUH) is providing important updates, resources and events related to our national emergency on our website.

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“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



Sportsball 2021
The 27th Annual 
Black Tie & Sneakers 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. The funds raised at SportsBall support the Institute’s innovative community health education programs and research initiatives.


Hosted by NY1's Cheryl Wills, join us on October 14, 2021, at 7:00 PM (EST) as we honor Dr. Richard Lapchick, Dr. Oni Blackstock, Dr. Uche Blackstock, Dr. Wayne Riley, and Mr. Noel Wallace.

Learn More and download a Pledge Sheet....