December 4, 2013
Program Results Report
The National Council of La Raza, a Hispanic civil rights organization, created an advocacy campaign highlighting the link between lack of access to healthy, affordable food and childhood obesity and promoting government nutrition programs.
December 1, 2013
84% of food ads seen by children in 2009 were for products high in nutrients to limit.
November 19, 2013
Human Capital Blog
An interview with Sheryl Magzamen, PhD, MPH, who recently published two studies exploring the link between early childhood lead exposure and behavioral and academic outcomes.
November 5, 2013
Schools, as much as stores and fast-food restaurants, contribute to empty calorie consumption by kids.
November 1, 2013
Culture of Health
A Washington Post article about a D.C. pediatric asthma effort recalls our earlier work.
October 30, 2013
Staff and Leadership
RWJF President & CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey lauds Sesame Workshop for lending Elmo, Rosita, other characters to Produce Marketing Association.
October 28, 2013
RWJF Scholar says expanding Children’s Health Insurance Program did not reduce use of emergency care.
October 1, 2013
Improving neighborhood environments to make them more pleasant are likely to increse active travel to and from school.
The Foundation spoke with Martha Davis, Executive Director for the Institute for Safe Families, on how leaders are changing the landscape of ACEs.
September 19, 2013
Overcoming barriers to access will require innovative use of a well-trained, non-traditional workforce using strategies that re-engage populations with a history of poor access.