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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.
August 1, 1998 | Program Results Report
The Social Problem Solving Unit of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey expanded its social-skills-development and problem-solving program from fourth and fifth grades only to a schoolwide model for New Jersey elementary schools.
December 1, 2005 | Program Results Report
A faith-based organization in Charlotte, N.C. recruited and trained members of congregations to help HIV/AIDS patients living in African-American and rural white communities in a 13-county area of the Carolinas.
August 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
From January 2000 through June 2002, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham studied the factors that promote physical activity among rural African-American women in Wilcox County, Ala.
October 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
Concerned Parents for Head Start in Paterson, N.J., developed Project Unconditional, a project designed to integrate family and community strengthening components into Head Start to reduce risks for substance abuse.
June 15, 2004 | Program Results Report
The Washington Tennis & Education Foundation expanded its programming to introduce at-risk inner city children to health-promoting behaviors such as good nutrition, physical conditioning and avoidance of drugs and alcohol.
February 21, 2007 | Program Results Report
Erica G. Phillips-Caesar and a team of researchers conducted focus groups to find out what got in the way of eating healthy foods and increasing physical activity.
February 10, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Ebenezer Baptist Church Dollars for Scholars created its Bridging the Gap Project to provide free HIV testing and counseling and care coordination to people living with HIV/AIDS.
October 1, 2002 | Program Results Report
East Side House, Inc., a social services agency in the Bronx, N.Y., replicated its Community-Based Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program, developed in 1997 in collaboration with Planned Parenthood of New York City.
May 22, 2003 | Program Results Report
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Fighting Back project sought to combat the problem of substance abuse by developing a single, comprehensive system of treatment and prevention that would reduce the demand for alcohol and illegal drugs in the community.