This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
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 19, 2014 | Program Results Report
Cure Violence puts trained outreach workers and "violence interrupters" in urban neighborhoods to engage youth and mediate high-risk conflicts before they turn violent. Born in Chicago, the public health approach has been widely replicated.
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, NACA’s Hiyupo Project focuses on engaging Native young men to actively participate in a school environment and prepares students for successful transitions from adolescence to adulthood.
August 20, 2014 | Story
Errol D. Crook, MD, began his career in academic medicine studying the causes of complications of diabetes in the laboratory.
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.
August 11, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Management of low-risk prostate cancer varies widely and new research examines how physicians' characteristics shape treatment.