Communities, organizations and individuals across the country are already advancing structural change so everyone has a fair shot. The Wellbeing in Action map captures innovations and examples by location, issue area and Wellbeing Blueprint principles.
Read the case study about the Bullet Related Injury Clinic (BRIC), a community-based clinic in St. Louis providing care for people with bullet related injuries after being discharged from the emergency department.
Read the case study about Springboard to Opportunities which launched the Magnolia Mother’s Trust to provide $1,000 cash, monthly, to low-income, Black mothers living in subsidized housing — no strings attached.
Not all 911 calls require a police response. Denver’s STAR program is changing the way people experiencing homelessness, mental health concerns and poverty interact with the emergency care system by moving case workers out of the periphery and into the community.
Through arts and culture programming, the Seattle Housing Authority’s revitalization of Yesler Terrace has helped residents strengthen connections, sustain culture and amplify their voices during a time of considerable change. Learn more and read the case study.
Learn how we partnered with the Missouri Children's Division state agency to take a paradigm-shifting approach to systems change.
Learn how we partnered with the city of New London, CT to demonstrate how you can transform a city to focus on wellbeing – without layering on new bureaucracy.
Learn how we partnered with Maimonides Medical Center and the Brooklyn Health Home to support care managers on the pathway to patient-centered care.
The Wellbeing Learning Collaborative is an ongoing partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and a small group of sexual and domestic violence providers who are collaborating to help practitioners move beyond safety and consider wellbeing when working with survivors.
Marcus's story illustrates how a wellbeing orientation and understanding tradeoffs can transform outcomes.
Mitchell's story is familiar, like those of a significant number of youth and families involved in the child welfare system for neglect. His story illustrates how focusing on wellbeing can change outcomes for youth and families.
We believe paying attention to the wellbeing of the people, families and communities we work with leads to improved health outcomes – not the reverse. Maxine's story demonstrates the reasons why.