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October 30, 2012 | New Public Health Post
"Black men today are more likely to receive a GED in prison than graduate from college. One in three black men, and one in six Latino men, are projected to go to prison in their lifetimes. There is new hope--Sacramento is now responding to this cris ...
August 20, 2012 | News Release
RWJF investment brings important leadership to issue gaining momentum among philanthropists and policymakers
June 5, 2012 | News Release
New program pairs supportive housing and social services to strengthen fragile families and avert foster care placements.
May 18, 2012 | Pioneering Ideas Blog Post
Deborah Bae and Jane Issacs Lowe discuss the Stanford Social Innovation Review’s “Realigning Health with Care.”
March 29, 2012 | News Release
Experts Believe Prevention in Middle School Matters.
December 7, 2011 | News Release
In new, national survey, three in four physicians wish the health care system would pay for costs associated with connecting patients to services that address their social needs.
October 5, 2011 | Journal Article
The October issue of Health Affairs looks at disparities from a number of perspectives, featuring the work of several Scholars and experts funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
October 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Health disparities by racial or ethnic group or by income or education are only partly explained by disparities in medical care.
May 9, 2011 | Journal Article
This article describes the independent evaluation conducted of Free to Grow (FTG) based at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Researcers compared 14 FTG sites with 14 matched Head Start agencies and communities without the program.
February 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Despite national prosperity which improved health outcomes for urban children from 1992-2002, disparities between children in distressed versus non-distressed cities, and between Black versus White urban children, did not improve.