Provide employees with paid time off for circumstances such as a recent birth or adoption, a parent or spouse with a serious medical condition, or a sick child
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Use devices such as speed cameras, laser devices, radar, etc. to enforce speed limits; devices can be permanent fixtures or be used manually by law enforcement officers
Provide parents with car seats free of charge, via loan or low cost rental, often with education about proper installation and use
Issue certificates of employability to individuals with criminal convictions who have met pre-specified standards of rehabilitation; also called certificates of relief, reentry, good conduct, rehabilitation, recovery, etc.
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Where a ‘Different Experience’ Means Jobs, Fitness and a Better Life: RWJF Culture of Health Prize winner San Pablo, CARead more
Applications are now open for the 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
Each year, the RWJF Culture of Health Prize honors and elevates U.S. communities that are making great strides in their journey toward better health for all. It recognizes those communities that are working collaboratively to give everyone the opportunity to live well, including residents that are often left behind.
Prize winners will receive a $25,000 cash prize and the opportunity to share their community’s story with the nation.
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