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.
June 24, 2014
Forty percent of Black and Hispanic patients receive worse care than their White counterparts, and such disparities accounted for an estimated $60 billion in excess costs in 2009 alone. RWJF offers tools to help address disparities in care.
One of 10 Forward Promise Innovation Grantees, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol gives youth in Harlem ages 8-22 the support, guidance and love they need to succeed in school and in life.
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, Elev8 provides mental health support to middle school boys in East Baltimore.
RWJF Grantee: National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI): Promoting students' human rights to education and dignity in schools.
Forward Promise is a new $9.5 million initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focused on promoting opportunities for the health and success of middle school- and high school-aged boys and young men of color.
June 16, 2014
This equity-themed collection contains resources to help organizations and regions understand where disparities in health care exist, the scope of the disparities, and their root causes. Learn more about Quality Field Notes.
Victor Joseph was named an RWJF Community Health Leader in 2001 for his leadership of an addiction recovery program for Alaska Natives. Today he works to expand access to health care for the 42 tribes living in the interior of Alaska.