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.
January 27, 2003 | Program Results Report
In 1998 and 1999, the Advocacy Institute, Washington, planned, wrote and distributed 15 reports providing a nonpartisan analysis of issues relevant to five tobacco control proposals that came before the U.S. Senate during the 105th Congress.
February 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
The University of California, San Francisco Library set up a searchable, online database of tobacco industry documents released to the public by legal settlements between the National Association of Attorneys General and the tobacco companies.
April 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
A 1999-2001 joint initiative between the Harvard School of Public Health, the University of Massachusetts Boston and the Massachusetts Department of Health developed and piloted a collaborative, doctoral-level, tobacco-control research training program.
June 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
Robert L. Rabin, J.D., Ph.D., led a project to commission essays and prepare Regulating Tobacco, a book that assesses the principal tobacco-control strategies and explores how they might be used in the future.
December 7, 2009 | Program Results Report
Through polling, paid advertising, media relations and grassroots organizing, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids emphasized the importance of FDA regulation over tobacco products.
Tobacco Control Resource Center Ensures that Media Coverage of Tobacco-Related Legal Rulings Includes Public Health Issues
March 31, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Tobacco Control Resource Center in Boston maintained a project to inject a public health perspective into media coverage of key legal rulings related to tobacco use.
April 5, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids worked to advance domestic and international tobacco control policies through support for the first international public health treaty on curbing tobacco use.
June 5, 2007 | Program Results Report
Partnership for Prevention surveyed 2,180 private- and public-sector employers and conducted four focus groups to explore workplace tobacco-cessation policies and practices.
November 30, 2007 | Program Results Report
Tobacco Control, an international peer-reviewed journal on tobacco-control policy, expanded its coverage of tobacco policy research and created an electronic full-text version of the journal (called TC Online).
November 18, 2009 | Program Results Report
The Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York was initially formed to help find employment for the surviving workers of Windows on the World.