Jessica Donze Black, director of the Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project, talks about why students need healthy foods in schools.
Mary Story, director of Healthy Eating Research, and Tracy Fox, president of Food, Nutrition and Policy Consultants, discuss why we need healthier beverage standards.
The RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize honors outstanding community partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives. These communities are creating a culture of health in their backyards. They were selected in 2013 from more than 160 applicants for their innovative strategies.
In 2006, Terry Huang, a researcher at the National Institutes of Health, proposed a new approach to combating childhood obesity: architecture. VMDO Architects, in collaboration with the University of Virginia and University of Nebraska, redesigned a 1950s-era elementary school in rural Virginia to encourage healthy eating and physical activity among all students.
July 29, 2011 | Video/Story
The Interrupters follows this RWJF-supported program and its work in Chicago neighborhoods.
April 22, 2009 | Video/Story
More Than Wheels is an innovative program that makes cars affordable for the working poor.
May 9, 2011 | Video/Story
Health Leads relies on volunteer college students to "fill" prescriptions by connecting patients with vital resources.
December 14, 2010 | Video/Story
The NetWork for Better Futures video on the work of The Twin Cities of Minneapolis & Saint Paul to reduce recidivism, reduce the use of expensive public services, save tax payers money, and improve the lives of those living in our neighborhoods.
As this video illustrates, Start Strong is promoting healthy relationships as the way to prevent teen dating violence and abuse before it starts.
May 5, 2010 | Video/Story
Helping immigrant and refugee students succeed. The children of immigrant and refugee families face the same mental health issues as children born in America.
July 15, 2009 | Video
Cure Violence engages the community to work with young people at high risk of being involved in violence, provides on-the-spot alternatives to shooting, and works to change social norms about gun violence.
Conversation: Recommendations of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Commission to Build a Healthier America
April 2, 2009 | Video
Commissioner and former ABC News anchor Carole Simpson hosts a video dialogue exploring the commission's findings.
March 1, 2007 | Audio
The Cross-Systems Financing Project helped states and stakeholders think more broadly, come together, and take advantage of a large variety of resources, ultimately allowing them to be more resourceful and get more from each dollar they spent.
January 1, 2012 | Video/Presentation Material
What We're Learning about Coordinating Health Care for High-Utilizers.