Provide publicly-funded pre-kindergarten (pre-K) education to 3- and 4-year-olds, through large-scale or universal efforts
How Healthy is Your Community?
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.
Prohibit the sale of unhealthy foods such as sugar sweetened beverages, candy, and other non-nutritious snacks at school fundraisers, often as part of a broader nutrition policy
Limit access to competitive foods and beverages in schools via restrictions on foods that are not provided through the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.
Teach students personal and social skills to avoid tobacco use; led by teachers, health educators, or students in elementary schools, middle schools, or high schools
Applications are now open for the 2020 RWJF Culture of Health Prize!
Is your community giving all residents a chance to thrive? The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize honors U.S. communities — urban and rural, tribal, large, small, and in between — making great strides in the journey toward better health . Communities can compete to receive a $25,000 cash prize and the chance to share their accomplishments with the nation. Apply by November 4, 2019.