RWJF News Releases
November 19, 2014 | News Release
The 2014 Sugary Drinks FACTS report is out: the industry still spends nearly $1 billion to market to children, but some progress has been made.
Study Predicts Tax on Calories in Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Would Reduce Consumption of Beverage Calories
June 2, 2014 | News Release
Calorie-based tax on sugar-sweetened beverages imposes less cost to consumers than volume-based ounce tax and would result in reduced consumption of calories.
May 21, 2014 | News Release
The RWJF-funded study is the first to examine how existing state laws align with USDA’s "Smart Snacks in School" guidelines.
February 27, 2014 | News Release
Ten of America's leading foundations announced a joint effort with the White House to help America's young men of color reach their full potential in school, work and life
January 30, 2014 | News Release
RWJF's $1.5 million grant to the NY/NJ Snowflake Youth Foundation helps repair youth organizations damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee and RWJF to Announce Grant Benefiting Youth Agencies Affected by Superstorm Sandy
November 1, 2013 | News Release
RWJF will grant $1.5 million to be distributed by the Host Committee’s Snowflake Youth Foundation. The effort focuses on revitalizing and rebuilding venues for young people to be active and healthy.
May 14, 2013 | News Release
Randomized controlled trial of popular recess program shows widespread benefits, including less bullying, more physical activity, and more time for teaching.
January 17, 2013 | News Release
Requiring daily physical education in school could help young people be active for 23 minutes per day, according to a new study.
October 17, 2012 | News Release
RWJF honors Darleen Reveille, RN, with a 2012 Community Health Leaders Award.
August 15, 2012 | News Release
Children, teens in states with strong laws gained less weight as they got older than those in states without such policies.