RWJF News Releases
RWJF News Releases
October 29, 2014 | News Release
United Way of Northern New Jersey, along with partners, are working to promote school culture and address mental health needs in 17 northern New Jersey public schools following Hurricane Sandy.
October 16, 2014 | News Release
Easy-to-understand signs in stores showed calories in drinks—and how long it takes to burn the calories through exercise. The program led to teens purchasing fewer sugary beverages, even after the signs were removed.
September 9, 2014 | News Release
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in partnership with Public Interest Projects, announced a package of new grants to promote opportunity and health for young men of color in rural communities in the South and Southwest.
July 28, 2014 | News Release
This intervention model was found effective in preventing or slowing the progression of psychosis among youth. It warrants expansion to help youth and to alleviate the burden of mental-health related problems health care and other systems face.
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.
April 2, 2014 | News Release
New Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grants to Help Six Communities Build Culture of Health for Young Men of Color
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
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.
September 12, 2013 | News Release
RWJF commissioned the independent research firm, RTI International to evaluate Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships. Students in study reported changes in attitudes and behaviors linked to the prevention of TDV.