August 1, 2007
This report on the underuse of preventive care in the U.S. documents how many lives are lost unnecessarily each year due to underutilization of preventive care and details which services in particular are not being efficiently accessed by Americans. ...
The latest news and resources about Forward Promise, including updates from Program Officer Maisha Simmons.
Learn about the challenge and unique position of boys and young men of color, and Forward Promise's strategy for the field.
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.
Grant/Staff and Leadership/National Program
Learn about the professional working in the young men of color field who comprise Forward Promise's Advisory Committee
February 28, 2013
A new policy brief provides an overview of findings from a scan conducted by RWJF and CLASP to surface the most pressing issues facing boys and young men of color in the areas of education, health, and employment.
November 1, 2010
This analysis of national opinion polls shows that a majority of Americans support increased spending on public health in general and that they see public health interventions as saving money in the long term.
October 24, 2012
Maisha reflects on the unprecedented response to the 2012 Forward Promise Call for Proposals, one that illustrates momentum across communities to improve the health, education, and employment outcomes of young men of color.
October 3, 2012
Momentum continues to build among funders, policy leaders, advocates, and others dedicated to strengthening opportunities for young men of color.
September 17, 2012
Forward Promise is an initiative to improve the health and success of middle- and high-school-aged young men of color