RWJF is committed to tackling one of the most urgent threats to the health of our children and families—childhood obesity. Our goal is to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015.
October 28, 2009 | News Release
Survey for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation finds most parents willing to help schools improve food offerings and increase physical activity.
March 17, 2009 | Commentary, Story
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A. recently sat down with McKinsey & Company to discuss the Foundation's work on childhood obesity.
November 9, 2011 | News Release
Study shows statewide rates for overweight and obesity among school-age children may be leveling off, but progress is uneven across counties.
October 13, 2011 | News Release
Companies that sell more better-for-you foods and beverages deliver better business results.
August 6, 2009 | News Release, Video
Alliance for a Healthier Generation honors 114 schools for creating healthier environments for students and staff.
November 7, 2010 | News Release
Researchers release unprecedented report on fast food nutrition and marketing.
December 6, 2009 | News Release
Programs obtaining meals through school districts report fewer healthy eating practices.
October 26, 2009 | News Release
Researchers release cereal rankings based on nutrition and marketing exposure.
July 7, 2008 | News Release
More than 9 in 10 high schools sell foods and beverages in vending machines and a la carte.