February 12, 2014
Program Results Report
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Local Funding Partnerships is a 25-year-old national program providing matching grants for innovative community-based projects aimed at improving the health and health care of underserved and vulnerable populations.
December 1, 2013
A study of the health impact of the abolition of Jim Crow laws found that the abolition of the laws improved Black infant death rates in the Jim Crow polity.
January 16, 2004
Program Results Report
The West Virginia University School of Medicine at Morgantown, W.Va., and three state-sanctioned "Health Right" free clinics developed a project entitled Reach Out: Physicians' Initiative to Expand Care to Underserved West Virginians.
January 1, 1997
In this chapter of the Anthology, Wielawski explains how the program Reach Out works, describes some of the innovations that have been implemented, and outlines the complexity of doing volunteer work in the emerging world of market-driven health care.
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.
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.
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 Brotherhood/Sister Sol gives youth in Harlem ages 8-22 the support, guidance and love they need to succeed in school and in life.
April 2, 2014
Through the Forward Promise Community Partnership grants, RWJF is investing in coordinated community solutions making a collective impact in the health and success of middle and high school-aged young men and boys of color.