July 1, 2011
An analysis of news coverage of childhood obesity suggests attention to the topic has already waned, and that media framing of the issue and its causes, which can influence public opinion, shifted over time and varied by media type.
The latest news and resources about Forward Promise, including updates from Program Officer Maisha Simmons.
Learn about the challenge and unique position of boys and young men of color, and Forward Promise's strategy for the field.
A new $9.5 million initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focused on promoting opportunities for the health and success of middle school- and high school-aged boys and young men of color.
Grant/Staff and Leadership/National Program
Learn about the professional working in the young men of color field who comprise Forward Promise's Advisory Committee
May 8, 2013
In award-winning study, RWJF Scholars find culturally sensitive parenting program works well.
May 6, 2008
Connecting the worlds of video games and health, with positive results.
March 1, 2013
Church leaders express willingness to address obesity and promote health in their congregations.
February 28, 2013
A new policy brief provides an overview of findings from a scan conducted by RWJF and CLASP to surface the most pressing issues facing boys and young men of color in the areas of education, health, and employment.
February 1, 2013
Policies and practices that support young men of color in their teen years can help put them on the path to lead healthy and productive lives. Young men of color face more obstacles in education, employment, and health than their white peers.