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.
November 17, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
A healthier Southwest Detroit begins with a healthier design on an urban planning scale.
One of 10 Forward Promise Innovation Grantees, Elev8, provides mental health support to middle school boys in East Baltimore.
November 7, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
The United States spends more per capita on health care than any other country, and the lion's share goes toward pregnancy and childbirth. That makes Rochester's statistics even more tragic.
October 31, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
What can the Foundation do to strengthen the systems—health care, education, community—to create a web of support for families?
October 25, 2014 | Program Results Report
From July 2010 through December 2013, the Allegheny County Jail Collaborative led a project that provided parenting classes and family support services for inmates and families to improve child well-being and reduce recidivism.
October 24, 2014 | Story
2014 Steve Patterson Award Winner provides inner-city young people with opportunities to play, learn and grow.
October 20, 2014 | Program Results Report
Starting in 2008, the Vera Institute of Justice in New York began running Common Justice, an innovative service program for those harmed by and responsible for crime and an alternative to incarceration for young people ages 16 to 24.
October 16, 2014 | News Release
Easy-to-understand signs in stores showed calories in drinks—and how long it takes to burn the calories through exercise. The program led to teens purchasing fewer sugary beverages, even after the signs were removed.
October 16, 2014 | Infographic
What happened when researchers posted signs in stores near sugar-sweetened beverages, spelling out how much you'd have to walk or run to work off the calories? Kids purchased fewer sugar drinks.
October 15, 2014 | News Release
Camden lost its source of fresh produce when the only supermarket closed. But thanks to an RWJF-supported initiative, New Jersey Food Access Initiative, access to healthy food returns to this New Jersey community.