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.
May 31, 2012 | Video/Story
Promise story for Keeping Families Together, a grantee of the Vulnerable Populations portfolio.
April 26, 2011 | Audio/Presentation Material
This webinar was the third in a three-part series exploring how conditions where we live, learn, work and play affect our health, built on the work of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America.
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.
February 27, 2008 | Video/Story
The nonpartisan commission will investigate how factors such as education, environment, income and housing shape and affect personal behavioral choices. The United States spends more on health than any other nation. Yet, the U.S. ranks at or near th ...
As this video illustrates, Start Strong is promoting healthy relationships as the way to prevent teen dating violence and abuse before it starts.