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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What WorksMaximize your chances of success by choosing policies and programs that have been shown to work in real life and that are a good fit for your community. Our What Works for Health database provides evidence summaries and ratings for policies, programs, and systems changes that can improve health. A sampling of them is included below.
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
Meet the 2018 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Winners and Learn How You Can Apply for Next Year's Prize!
This year the RWJF Culture of Health Prize has honored four communities for their commitment to health, opportunity, and equity.
- Cicero, Illinois
- Eatonville, Florida
- Klamath County, Oregon
- San Antonio, Texas
Is your community ready to join them? Learn more about their journeys and register for our webinar on September 25 at 3pm ET for more information about the applying for next year's Prize!