The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity presented by the National Civic League (RWJF-National Civic League Award) recognizes and honors individuals that have successfully implemented a systems change approach within the past two years to improve health outcomes for those most impacted by health disparities. The Award celebrates individuals who are helping to create a culture of health in their communities.
In addition to national recognition at the National Civic League's annual All-America City Award and an invitation to participate in Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's yearly Health Equity Award annual learning and recognition event winners will receive a $3,000.00 prize.
- Nominee's work shows alignment with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's vision for building a Culture of Health and achieving health equity
- Nominee's work demonstrated success in changing systems that impact health outcomes in one or more of the following areas: access to quality care, education, employment, income, community environment, housing, and public safety
- Nominee's work provided a solution to improve outcomes for groups most affected by health disparities
- Nominee successfully implemented a systems change approach to reduce health disparities within the past two years
- Nominee engaged members of the community as part of developing or implementing their work.
- To be considered for the 2016 RWJF-National Civic League Award applicants - or those nominating others - must complete the application and submit it via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 11:59pm PST April 1, 2016
- The winner(s) will be contacted by the National Civic League on or before May 1, 2016.