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 24, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Daniel E. Dawes, JD, health care attorney at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, discusses the importance of identifying and implementing health policies and programs that will advance health equity.
November 18, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Profile of SMDEP alumna Nicole Stern, MD
November 13, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
The rates of infant and fetal mortality, and low birthweight, are disproportionately high among women of color in America. Why is this the case, and what can be done to improve the outcomes?
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, 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.
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.