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.
October 12, 2010 | Video/Story
Clare County, Michigan, ranked last in its state in this nationwide assessment. Here's how local officials developed the tools and information to help improve the health of county citizens.
July 29, 2011 | Video/Story
The Interrupters follows this RWJF-supported program and its work in Chicago neighborhoods.
December 17, 2009 | Video
Three videos offer interviews with addiction, prevention and treatment leaders, document grantees' contributions and provide key lessons learned in the field.
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.
June 15, 2010 | Audio/Journal Article
Researchers evaluate health metrics.
February 8, 2012 | Video/Presentation Material
A video series focusing on three diverse communities shows how this national program aims to reverse childhood obesity.
January 18, 2010 | Book/Video
Personal health records (PHRs) pair information with simple yet sophisticated tools that empower patients to manage their health information and take action to improve their health and health care.
Four Mayors and School Superintendent Honored for Exceptional Leadership in Preventing Childhood Obesity
November 2, 2009 | Video/Story
Their approaches illustrate a wide variety of policies that can help prevent childhood obesity.
May 6, 2008 | Video/Story
Connecting the worlds of video games and health, with positive results.
October 27, 2009 | Story/Video
Nurse-Family Partnership programs such as Kane Kares help change the lives of vulnerable first-time mothers and their babies through ongoing home visits from registered nurses.