RWJF is committed to tackling one of the most urgent threats to the health of our children and families—childhood obesity. Our goal is to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015.
February 8, 2012 | Video/Presentation Material
A video series focusing on three diverse communities shows how this national program aims to reverse childhood obesity.
January 11, 2010 | Story/Interactive
In 50 communities across the country, the barriers that often keep children from eating healthy and being physically active are starting to come down.
September 7, 2011 | Story
Winning Strategies in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity.
February 25, 2011 | Program Result Report
The Active Living Resource Center focuses on helping communities at highest risk of inactivity and childhood obesity promote physical activity.
February 22, 2010 | Story
"There's a culture to encourage people not to go outside because it doesn't feel safe, largely due to the built environment," said Miquela Craytor, executive director of Sustainable South Bronx.
January 1, 2010 | Story
The residents of Lauderdale Lakes, Florida have taken an active role in the development of major public health projects. The city is using a broad strategy, leveraging all of its resources to improve the health of its citizens.
November 2, 2009 | Video/Story
Their approaches illustrate a wide variety of policies that can help prevent childhood obesity.
March 1, 2013 | Journal Article
San Antonio’s mayor implements a strategy of community awareness and collaboration to improve health and fitness.
April 3, 2012 | Story
Want to improve health? Start with where you live, learn, work, and play.
February 17, 2012 | Program Result Report
In Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities, partnerships in 49 communities nationwide are changing local policies and revamping the physical environment to foster healthy living and prevent childhood obesity.