From Our Grantees
  • Select:

Clayton in Motion: Swoosh!

– Through our community’s hard work and patience, we successfully completed our first project in July. The Clayton community now has access to a brand new basketball court located at Herma Simmons Elementary School. This revitalized space allows people in our…

Clayton in Motion: Progress, Progress, Progress

– Thanks to the funding received through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Jersey Health Initiatives program and the Clayton community’s input, we were able to start the first phase of our two-part plan to improve health and health equity in…

Clayton: Helping Our Community

– Clayton, a small South Jersey town, has been given an opportunity that we couldn’t pass up. Through a grant provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Jersey Health Initiatives program, the Borough of Clayton and the Clayton School District are…

The Benefits of Growing Your Own Produce

– The process of becoming a beginner gardener can seem intimidating when a family doesn’t have firsthand experience with growing their own produce. “The Glassboro Grows workshops are designed for beginning gardeners, or people who are interested in learning the basics…

Topic:

Prioritizing for Policy

– Coalition leadership from six separate housing sites in the East Ward of Newark began the process of meeting to help identify shared health and housing issues tenants face at their respective homes. By creating a safe space to discuss how…

County:

Learning from Newark Residents on Healthy Homes

– Often, population health initiatives face a data gap – the connection between the numbers and the people representing those numbers. For example, broad health data like the rates of lead poisoning, asthma and obesity give a snapshot of a community’s…

County:

Building a Culture of Health in Newark Conference

– In the fall, the “Believe in a Healthy Newark Initiative” hosted its inaugural “Building a Culture of Health in Newark” conference at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark, NJ. More than 375 people attended the conference. Research…

County: