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.
September 19, 2014 | Program Results Report
Cure Violence puts trained outreach workers and "violence interrupters" in urban neighborhoods to engage youth and mediate high-risk conflicts before they turn violent. Born in Chicago, the public health approach has been widely replicated.
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.
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.
April 10, 2012 | Program Results Report
Oral Health America, a Chicago-based organization that advocates improved dental care, launched a public education campaign to reduce the use of spit tobacco (both chewing tobacco and snuff).
August 19, 2010 | Program Results Report
Roca, a 22-year-old youth development organization in Chelsea, Mass., launched the Young Men's Violence Intervention Project in four Massachusetts' communities it provides intensive and repeated efforts to influence their behavior.
October 8, 2010 | Program Results Report
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol delivered a comprehensive array of services designed to promote the health and stability of young Black and Latino males in the Harlem neighborhoods of New York City.
July 15, 2010 | Program Results Report
Youth Radio, an Oakland, Calif., youth development and media organization, developed a sports and fitness teaching curriculum for low-income men, primarily those of color.