Louisville, KY Community

Louisville, KY Community

Nearly 45% of Black adults in Kentucky have hypertension

Release the Pressure is proud to collaborate with local Louisville organizations committed to building healthier Black communities. We’ve made it easy for you and your loved ones to have access to equitable, quality health care.

From our hearts to yours, we love you Louisville!

Take the Pledge

Heart Health Hub

Maternal Health

  • Louisville Coalition for Black Maternal Health Perinatal service providers and community organizers platform to ignite change and improve outcomes for Black mamas and birthing people in our community.
  • Healthy Babies Louisville Resources so all babies can celebrate their first birthdays and beyond. Regardless of ethnicity or income, we want all moms to deliver healthy, full-term babies.
  • Black Mamas Matter Alliance We center Black mamas to advocate, drive research, build power, and shift culture for Black maternal health, rights, and justice.

Mental Health

  • Play Cousins Soul Sisters Initiative, a healing circle for feminine-centered folks of African heritage co-facilitated by Black female mental health professionals.

Healthy Lifestyle

Local Organizations

RTP Squad Advocacy

  • US Blood Pressure Validated Device Listing Blood pressure measurement devices that have been validated for clinical accuracy as determined through an independent review process.
  • Release the Pressure Bringing together Black women from across America – reminding them to make self-care a priority to improve their heart health. Protect your magic, protect your heart!

Find a Health Care Organization on the MAP!

The RTP Squad is proud to highlight local Louisville Health Care Organizations that have joined the national Target: BP movement to reduce the incidence of heart disease in Black Communities.

Happenings Around Town

Happenings Around Town

A free community mind strengthening event infused with music, food, entertainment, art, yoga, vendors, panel discussions, and more.  May 21, 2022 at the Roots Museum in Louisville

Join our very own, Stephanie Johnson, and featured panelists Nikki Lanier, Dr. Swannie Jett, Dr. Michael B. McCormack, Lonita Baker, Paula McCraney, Rep. Attica Scott, and Rev. Timothy Findley Jr. on May 13th.