RWJF News Releases
September 7, 2010 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards grants to five national groups to address social justice issues driving the obesity epidemic.
July 28, 2009 | News Release
Landmark study pinpoints the shortcomings, poor enforcement of nutrition and activity guidelines.
October 28, 2009 | News Release
Survey for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation finds most parents willing to help schools improve food offerings and increase physical activity.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Statement Regarding Release of Estimates of Obesity Prevalence Among U.S. Children and Teens
January 13, 2010 | News Release
Study shows a striking decline in obesity rates among young children. But boys ages 6 to 19 are lagging, and racial and ethnic disparities persist across age groups.
June 15, 2010 | News Release, Video
West New York, New Jersey's Memorial High School earns first-ever Gold National Recognition Award from Alliance's Healthy Schools Program.
November 9, 2011 | News Release
Study shows statewide rates for overweight and obesity among school-age children may be leveling off, but progress is uneven across counties.
June 13, 2011 | News Release
President Bill Clinton to announce Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant renewal, honor 275 high-performing schools at the Healthy Schools Forum.
January 12, 2011 | News Release
Healthy Schools Program provides free expert advice and resources to schools in all 50 states as they work to prevent childhood obesity.
November 7, 2010 | News Release
Researchers release unprecedented report on fast food nutrition and marketing.
August 6, 2009 | News Release, Video
Alliance for a Healthier Generation honors 114 schools for creating healthier environments for students and staff.