New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids (NJPHK) is a statewide program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) whose primary goal is to convene, connect and empower community partnerships across the state to implement environment and policy changing strategies that prevent childhood obesity. Community coalitions in Trenton, Camden, Newark, New Brunswick, and Vineland are leading these efforts.
As the Zika virus makes headlines around the world, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to provide up-to-date news and information about the disease.
Beth Feehan and Chris Cirkus and the organization formerly operating as the NJ Farm to School Network received the first NJPHK “Culture of Health Champion” award in the Food Access category during the Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey Conference last year.
The New Jersey Healthy Corner Store Task Force Initiative is focused on increasing healthy food access in areas underserved by supermarkets by linking community partners with corner store owners.
The absence of recess in New Jersey public schools is a disfavor to elementary school children and a major setback in promoting a healthy weight among children.
Greenwood Ave Farmers Market Opens
June 13, 2016 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Building a Culture of Health in NJ: Advancing the Population Health Conference
November 30, 2016 8:30am - 3:00pm
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Cooper’s Ferry Partnership is relaunching the New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids (NJPHK-Camden) with the unveiling of the new Get Healthy Camden initiative (GHC). For six years, the YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties (Y) and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) have co-directed NJPHK-Camden, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).