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 12, 2014 | Program Results Report
Caring Across Communities: Addressing Mental Health Needs of Diverse Children and Youth brought school-connected mental health services to immigrants and refugees in 15 communities in eight states by developing model mental health programs.
October 25, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center (ChicagoCAC) and its partners worked to improve access to mental health services for children who have been victims of sexual abuse, and their families, and to increase their long-term well-being.
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.
August 17, 2014 | Evaluation
This is an evaluation of the first year of implementation for Enroll America, a program that identifies newly eligible adults for enrollment in expanded health insurance coverage made possible by the Affordable Care Act.
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.
August 14, 2014 | Issue Brief
This study examines the challenges faced and opportunities to increase the number of Americans who receive health insurance through small businesses.
June 25, 2014 | Program Results Report
Those who move to higher-income neighborhoods realize better health and well-being. Researchers urge policymakers to take broader conception of anti-poverty policy goals.
June 17, 2014 | Issue Brief
This report estimated the effect of the ACA on 14 large and diverse cities: Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Indianapolis, Columbus, Charlotte, Detroit, Memphis, Seattle, Denver, Atlanta, and Miami.
April 1, 2014 | Evaluation
This report summarizes the evaluation of eight diverse intimate partner violence prevention programs for immigrant and refugee populations in the United States funded through RWJF's Strengthening What Works national program.
January 10, 2014 | Program Results Report
Seventeen states continued their work in public health assessment, accreditation and quality improvement, sharing strategies with one another and with other states, and advanced the drive towards the public health accreditation.