RWJF News Releases
May 31, 2011 | News Release
Twelve communities of color and indigenous nations receive $3 million to improve access to healthy foods and safe places to play.
September 7, 2010 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards grants to five national groups to address social justice issues driving the obesity epidemic.
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.
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.
December 14, 2011 | News Release
Study shows providing calorie information as a physical activity equivalent may be most effective.
National Program Will Strengthen Community-Based Advocacy to Reduce Health Inequities and Create Healthy Neighborhoods
January 17, 2010 | News Release
$15 million investment engages residents in communities of color and indigenous nations in local efforts to improve food and recreation environments.
June 29, 2010 | News Release
Striking disparities persist; obesity rates highest among Blacks and in Southern states.