RWJF is passionate about the responsibility it has to share information and foster understanding of the impact of past grantmaking—what works, what doesn’t and why.
April 10, 2015 | Program Results Report
The African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network demonstrated the disproportionate marketing of unhealthy foods in black communities and ways that black adults and youth view and are influenced by these marketing practices.
December 22, 2014 | Program Results Report
Students Run LA expanded to serve students ages 12–15 in the Los Angeles area. They also developed a replication toolkit that the National Nursing Centers Consortium used to create a similar program in Philadelphia.
October 20, 2014 | Program Results Report
Starting in 2008, the Vera Institute of Justice in New York began running Common Justice, an innovative service program for those harmed by and responsible for crime and an alternative to incarceration for young people ages 16 to 24.
October 14, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Community Advocacy Program in Cleveland paired medical and legal professionals to improve community health in Cleveland by overcoming legal barriers to patient health.
July 24, 2014 | Program Results Report
Youth Advocate Programs helped at-risk young men in Atlantic City, N.J., avoid criminal activity, learn effective coping strategies, succeed in school, and improve their job skills.
December 9, 2013 | Program Results Report
In the fight against childhood obesity, the ReGenerations: Healthy Communities project worked with 12 youth organizing groups around the country to help them advocate for better school food. The groups had an impact.
November 27, 2012 | Program Results Report
In 2010, the National Urban League launched an initiative to address childhood obesity through policy and program activities both on the national level and through its local affiliates.
November 19, 2012 | Program Results Report
The Connecting With Care project of the Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention demonstrated that it was economically feasible to bring full-time, mental-health clinicians to schools in the low-income Boston neighborhoods of Dorchester and Roxbury.
August 30, 2012 | Program Results Report
Grantmakers for Children, Youth, and Families developed a Healthy Men, Healthy Communities initiative to inform grantmaking organizations about issues facing boys and men of color and low-income communities.
May 17, 2012 | Program Results Report
Staff at South Carolina's Palmetto Project trained volunteers in Black churches to check blood pressure of church members and provide them with nutrition information, including ways to reduce sodium intake.