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.
December 20, 2010 | News Release
Northeast Elementary Magnet School in Danville is first elementary school in America to earnGold National Recognition Award from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
September 7, 2010 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards grants to five national groups to address social justice issues driving the obesity epidemic.
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.
January 11, 2009 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards $4.8 million to groups nationwide.
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.
July 28, 2009 | News Release
Landmark study pinpoints the shortcomings, poor enforcement of nutrition and activity guidelines.
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.
October 17, 2012 | News Release
RWJF honors Darleen Reveille, RN, with a 2012 Community Health Leaders Award.