Early Childhood Development
Early childhood experiences and environments can greatly affect health, well into adulthood. RWJF supports initiatives to help schools, families and communities provide children the best foundation for a healthy, productive life.
August 12, 2014 Issue Brief
Learn how economic and social conditions can directly influence child development and lifelong health—and what can be done to promote wellness among vulnerable children. Read the new issue brief from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The Commission to Build a Healthier America identified investments in early childhood as a major strategy to improve America’s health that extend beyond medical care.
Child First, an innovative home-visit program in Connecticut, is designed to stabilize families, connect them with social services, and help develop and support nurturing, responsive caregivers.
We have a disconnect in our nation—we talk a good game of recognizing that kids and communities are important, but fail to invest our resources to create choice and opportunity for everyone.