December 26, 2010
According to Johnson Dias, the presence of poverty, racism and crime is a daily disaster in these neighborhoods. "Public safety here is a heath issue," she says. "You can't keep your child physically active if you are concerned your child might die."
August 22, 2007
Program Results Report
The Brotherhood Health Initiative (BHI) was a program designed to increase engagement with the health care system among young minority males aged 12 to 25 in Newark, N.J.
November 13, 2013
2012 Community Health Leader works to prevent and control cancer and other health problems among medically underserved populations in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.
July 9, 2013
In adolescent females, weight gain and obesity were risk factors for depression onset during the transition to adulthood according to research findings.
May 3, 2013
Making peace with extra pounds may make it harder to get in shape.
November 14, 2013
This study suggests that vigilance may be a source of chronic stress contributing to higher prevalence of hypertension among Blacks.
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.
Commentary, Issue Brief, Report, Story
The latest news and resources about Forward Promise, including updates from Program Officer Maisha Simmons.
Grant, Staff and Leadership, Program/Initiative
Learn about the professional working in the young men of color field who comprise Forward Promise's Advisory Committee
July 1, 2011
An analysis of news coverage of childhood obesity suggests attention to the topic has already waned, and that media framing of the issue and its causes, which can influence public opinion, shifted over time and varied by media type.