This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
June 5, 2014 | News Release
Learn about a joint movement in health, education, career, and justice to help all young people meet highest potential.
March 13, 2012 | Program Results Report
The Medical-Legal Partnership for Children brought together pediatric clinicians, social workers and lawyers at three Seattle area medical facilities to address the unmet legal needs of low-income patients and their families.
January 31, 2004 | Program Results Report
Starting in March 2001, New York State's Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children developed and implemented a pilot training project in the Bronx family court system called "Babies Can't Wait."
July 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
Legal intervention to protect the rights of children can be a necessary step in meeting their health needs.
September 1, 2013 | Report
A workshop summary reports on the health of people in prison, their health care, and the effects of incarceration on public health.
February 8, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Vera Institute of Justice evaluated La Bodega de la Familia, a program operated by the Vera Institute and dedicated to improving family well-being by supporting families of drug users under parole or probation supervision.
March 23, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Domestic Violence Initiative in Passaic County, N.J., worked to reduce domestic violence by educating domestic violence offenders as well as counseling and supporting their victims and children.
April 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The study's objective focused on the experience of Hurricane Katrina's evacuees to better understand factors influencing evacuation decisions in impoverished, mainly minority communities that were most severely affected by the disaster.
January 1, 2001 | Program Results Report
Sage Services of Connecticut recruited and trained volunteers to serve as "conservators of the person" and as court visitors, who assist conservators, for elderly people living in four metropolitan areas in Connecticut.
October 14, 2013 | Issue Brief
Under its Advancing Public Health Policy and Practice solicitation, RWJF funded 16 projects and the Center for Creative Leadership produced Knowledge Assets that synthesize the work and learnings from these projects.