February 11, 2011
Leadership for Healthy Communities, a national program of the RWJF, was created to support local and state leaders nationwide in their efforts to promote healthy, active communities and access to affordable healthy foods. The strategies in this toolkit include promising, evidence-based practices that advance these goals and build upon the work in which policy-makers are already engaged.
August 30, 2010
Program Results Report
RWJF provided four grants to enable the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices to enlist governors in tackling the childhood obesity epidemic and encourage state innovation in policies and programs.
June 25, 2009
Childhood Obesity Research
May 1, 2009
A guide for local and state leaders working to create healthy communities and prevent childhood obesity.
March 6, 2009
This article provides a systematic review of the literature on the relationship between environmental and community factors and childhood obesity. While these factors are thought to contribute to childhood obesity, the nature of the relationship is not well understood.
March 31, 2009
Seven men and women who have served as the nation's surgeon general come together to call for action.
April 1, 2013
More than 50 authors describe how communications profoundly shape our nation's activity and dietary practices in ways that are often challenging to track and evaluate.
February 1, 2013
Combining efforts like the one between NAACP and Active Living Research will help fight the battle against childhood obesity more effectively.
December 6, 2013
Human Capital Blog
Janet Tomiyama was recently named the 2013 recipient of the Early Career Investigator Award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine.
February 1, 2010
2009 cited as banner year for legislative action on healthy food, physical activity and community design measures.