of Black women are being diagnosed with some form of cardiovascular disease each year
of Black men are being diagnosed with some form of cardiovascular disease each year
Our mission is to significantly lower the number of Black deaths caused by heart disease and stroke each year by bridging the gap between the black community, proper screening, and health care.Learn More
Meet Our Founder
After suffering three heart attacks over the course of one week, with the last nearly claiming her life, Tara Robinson discovered that she was in a fight for her life. She would later realize that the black community was silently losing that same fight against heart disease, so she decided to fight back!
Black Heart Association strives to be the conduit between the black community and heart health.
The iLive Program – In order to change the landscape of heart health for the black community BHA aims to deliver world class advocacy through our 6 iLive Programmatic focuses:
- iLive Mobile Heart Unit
- iLive HBCU Tour
- iLive “Keep Breathing”
- iLive Pop-up Tour
- iLive Survivor Care Packages
- iLive for Change