The Foundation has produced brief video interviews with leading experts in the fields of toxic stress, trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and created an infographic that describes the prevalence and impact of ACEs.
A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
One of 10 Forward Promise Innovation Grantees, Elev8, provides mental health support to middle school boys in East Baltimore.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Forward Promise works to give secondary-school boys and young men of color opportunities for better health through education and jobs.
September 9, 2014 | News Release
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in partnership with Public Interest Projects, announced a package of new grants to promote opportunity and health for young men of color in rural communities in the South and Southwest.
September 8, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
RWJF Program Officer Maisha Simmons reflects on Forward Promise Catalyst Grants to aid boys and young men of color in the rural south and southwest.
RWJF Grantee: National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI): Promoting students' human rights to education and dignity in schools.
One of 10 Forward Promise Innovation Grantees, Alternatives is a unique collaborative aimed at scaling up school discipline approaches that address behavioral problems while keeping students engaged in school.
One of 10 Forward Promise Innovation Grantees, the Evergreen State College’s educational program, Gateways, offers incarcerated youth the opportunity and support they need to complete their education.
One of 10 Forward Promise Innovation Grantees, the Clayton County Juvenile Court partners with local schools and law enforcement to identify alternative discipline measures for young people who may otherwise be sent to juvenile court. Learn more.
One of 10 Forward Promise Innovation Grantees, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol gives youth in Harlem ages 8-22 the support, guidance and love they need to succeed in school and in life.
June 5, 2014 | News Release
Learn about a joint movement in health, education, career, and justice to help all young people meet highest potential.