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.
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
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
The vast majority of parents support strong national nutrition standards for all school foods and beverages. See the findings of the nationwide poll from Pew Charitable Trusts, American Heart Association, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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, Elev8 provides mental health support to middle school boys in East Baltimore.
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.
One of 10 Forward Promise Innovation Grantees, the Evergreen State College’s educational program, Gateways, offers incarcerated youth the opportunity and support they need to complete their education.
One of 10 Forward Promise Innovation Grantees, the Clayton County Juvenile Court partners with local schools and law enforcement to identify alternative discipline measures for young people who may otherwise be sent to juvenile court. Learn more.