December 1, 2015

By Lena Bilik The 2015 Culture of Health Prize has been awarded to eight U.S. communities that are successfully building a culture of health. These communities have expanded the definition of health beyond medical care and treatment and are transforming their environments to promote health and safety for all. They’re …

March 31, 2015

“Health is more than simply having access to medical care,” said Julie Willems Van Dijk, co-director of the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, which provides an annual snapshot of health in every county in the country. “Health is about education, employment, community safety and having safe roads to drive on, …

September 16, 2014

Grassroots Change is pleased to announce the renewal and expansion of our work. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently approved a new two-year grant to expand our support of grassroots public health movements and re-launch the Preemption Watch project, including PreemptionWatch.org. As part of this expansion, we look forward to …

October 8, 2013

Grassroots Change has partnered with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s NewPublicHealth to educate the public health community about building and supporting effective grassroots movements. Any issue that is focused on… promoting the health of a community could benefit from grassroots [movement building]… All of us have a role in creating a …