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.
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 14, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Community Advocacy Program in Cleveland paired medical and legal professionals to improve community health in Cleveland by overcoming legal barriers to patient health.
June 5, 2014 | News Release
Learn about a joint movement in health, education, career, and justice to help all young people meet highest potential.
April 22, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Council for a Strong America mobilized leaders in business, law enforcement, and the military to make the case to policy-makers for investing in and supporting public health and community-wide prevention efforts.
April 7, 2014 | Journal Article
Alzheimer’s disease confronts us with an ethical challenge: How do we live with dignity and quality of life in the face of progressive disability and, ultimately, death?
March 4, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Q/A with Sara Rosenbaum of GW University and RWJF Investigator Award recipient on the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act.
January 14, 2014 | Issue Brief, Presentation Material
To effectively exchange data, states must understand the legal barriers that may prevent the data-sharing between physical and behavioral health care providers. This brief examines the strategies states use to address these legal barriers.
November 1, 2013 | Journal Article
This study defines criteria for critical opportunities for public health lawmaking, identifying examples of critical opportunities to illustrate the variety of the public health issues amenable to legal intervention.
October 14, 2013 | Issue Brief
Under its Advancing Public Health Policy and Practice solicitation, RWJF funded 16 projects and the Center for Creative Leadership produced Knowledge Assets that synthesize the work and learnings from these projects.
September 1, 2013 | Report
A workshop summary reports on the health of people in prison, their health care, and the effects of incarceration on public health.