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
Culture of Health
RWJF Program Officer Maisha Simmons reflects on Forward Promise Catalyst Grants to aid boys and young men of color in the rural south and southwest.
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, 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.
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.