Second Life Community Convention RWJF Activities in SL
About RWJF <ul><li>Mission: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks to improve the health and health care of all American...
Pioneer Portfolio <ul><li>Supporting innovative projects that may significantly accelerate critical breakthroughs in healt...
RWJF Activities in Second Life  <ul><li>Addiction Treatment: exploring how Second Life can be used to improve addiction tr...
Two Competitions <ul><li>Why Games Matter: A Prescription for Improving Health and Health Care </li></ul><ul><li>An online...
Two Competitions <ul><li>Ruckus Nation: Your Idea Could Start  Movement </li></ul><ul><li>In partnership with HopeLab  </l...
Ruckus Nation <ul><li>Semifinalists  (at least 10 per category) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$250  per team </li></ul></ul><ul><l...
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SLCC 2007 Presentation from Robert Wood Johnson, 2

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SLCC 2007 Presentation from Robert Wood Johnson, 2

  1. 1. Second Life Community Convention RWJF Activities in SL
  2. 2. About RWJF <ul><li>Mission: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks to improve the health and health care of all Americans </li></ul><ul><li>Program Areas: 4 Portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Human Capital </li></ul><ul><li>Vulnerable Populations </li></ul><ul><li>Targeted: Public Health, Childhood Obesity, Quality/Equality, and Health Care Coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneer </li></ul>
  3. 3. Pioneer Portfolio <ul><li>Supporting innovative projects that may significantly accelerate critical breakthroughs in health and health care </li></ul><ul><li>High Risk/High Reward </li></ul><ul><li>Following and influencing emerging trends </li></ul><ul><li>Seeking new ideas from unexpected places </li></ul>
  4. 4. RWJF Activities in Second Life <ul><li>Addiction Treatment: exploring how Second Life can be used to improve addiction treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Venture/Global Kids: exploring how teens can lead and grow their own ventures in Teen Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>CeaseFire: exploring how to train outreach workers in violence prevention through Second Life </li></ul>
  5. 5. Two Competitions <ul><li>Why Games Matter: A Prescription for Improving Health and Health Care </li></ul><ul><li>An online collaborative competition in partnership with Changemakers </li></ul><ul><li>Visit www.changemakers.net </li></ul><ul><li>Entry deadline: September 26, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Three winners will each receive $5000 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Two Competitions <ul><li>Ruckus Nation: Your Idea Could Start Movement </li></ul><ul><li>In partnership with HopeLab </li></ul><ul><li>Generate an original product idea that will motivate middle-school kids (11-14 years old) to become more physically active </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals or teams of up to 6 people may enter in 1 of 4 categories: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle School/Junior High School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College/University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All Others </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Ruckus Nation <ul><li>Semifinalists (at least 10 per category) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$250 per team </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Category Winners (at least 2 per category) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$25,000 per team </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grand Prize Winner (only 1) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An additional $50,000 prize (selected from Category Winners) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Inspiration Prizes (for team mentors nominated by Category Winners) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$2,500 per nominee </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visit www.ruckusnation.com </li></ul>

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