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.
March 17, 2010
Program Result Report
A new D.A.R.E. substance abuse prevention curriculum for 7th- and 9th-grade students, designed and evaluated by researchers at the University of Akron, gets mixed reviews.
July 1, 2011
The authors measured sugar-sweetened beverage consumption before and after a district-wide ban on in-school sales of sweetened beverages went into effect. The study found that restricting the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages in schools may decrease overall adolescent consumption.
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
Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships is an innovative approach to preventing teen dating violence and abuse by teaching 11 to 4 year-olds about healthy relationships.
April 25, 2013
Ankeny Food Service Director Lynn Swinger is serving healthier school meals to meet updated national nutrition standards.
April 25, 2013
Food Service Director Barb Mechura has been serving healthier school meals to comply with updated national nutrition standards.