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September 12, 2013 | News Release
RWJF commissioned the independent research firm, RTI International to evaluate Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships. Students in study reported changes in attitudes and behaviors linked to the prevention of TDV.
July 17, 2013 | News Release
Grants to spread impact of programs that strengthen connections to education, employment, and good health.
July 17, 2013 | Culture of Health Post
RWJF is investing $5 million to support 10 initiatives to improve the health of young men of color and improve their chances for success.
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.
March 29, 2012 | News Release
Experts Believe Prevention in Middle School Matters.
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.
July 7, 2010 | Journal Article
The "persistently overweight"?those who are overweight in high school and continue to rapidly gain weight into midlife?are likely to have a no higher education, have a chronic health problem and receive public assistance at age 40, according to a nationwide study.
April 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Nearly a quarter of all deaths in Virginia from 1990 to 2000 would have been averted if the entire state exhibited the same mortality rate as the state's five most affluent areas, according to this analysis of public data.