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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.
January 1, 2012 | Journal Article
This study specifically looked at cross-sectional data of teens aged 10 to 18 from Baltimore, Detroit, Philadelphia, and Richmond, Va. SAY sampling generated 1,723 telephone interviews with parents in the four cities.
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.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Child First is a family intervention that fosters sensitive, responsive, and secure parent-child relationships. This article presents results from the first randomized controlled trial of Child First.
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.
January 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Consumer-directed long-term care service programs give participants the flexibility they want, while reducing unmet need for home and community-based services and supports. Their experiences offer valuable insights, guidance and encouragement to other states contemplating consumer-directed service expansions.