The new federal infrastructure package could be one of the nation's most consequential investments in equitable wellbeing — but only if we make it so. Read more in our latest article.
Life is messy for all of us, and this is particularly true during the COVID-19 crisis. For folks on the front lines like social workers, case managers, advocates and others this may be an especially stressful time trying to figure out how to best support people. A wellbeing orientation can help provide a path forward and highlight important parts of wellbeing — the needs and experiences essential in combination and balance to weather challenges and have health and hope — that may be unintentionally missed while in crisis. This video outlines steps you can take to center on people’s wellbeing and prevent potentially unsustainable tradeoffs that may have long-lasting negative impacts.
The system is rigged, and the solution isn’t just to create more programs for people harmed by these unfair systems. The solution is to reimagine these systems to make our country fairer and more equitable for everyone — which means ensuring that the places where we work, live, play and pray tap into people’s drive for wellbeing, instead of undermining wellbeing for some and enabling it for others.
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