The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today announced the 12 communities chosen as finalists for the RWJF Culture of Health Prize.
The Prize recognizes communities that are bringing partners together around a shared commitment to health, opportunity, and equity.
Selected from nearly 200 applicant communities, the following 12 finalist communities are one step closer to the national Prize:
Broward County, Florida
Del Norte County & Tribal Lands, California
Greenville County, South Carolina
Jersey City, New Jersey
Lake County, Colorado
Lake Village, Arkansas
Perth Amboy, New Jersey
“These communities have set themselves apart by recognizing that health is about opportunity. It is connected to every element of our lives –
good schools, safe and affordable housing, high-quality jobs that pay a fair wage and so much more,” said Richard Besser, MD, RWJF president
and CEO. “In the coming months, we look forward to visiting each community
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