Learn what we heard through community conversations across Missouri and how it led to a paradigm-shifting approach to transforming the state's child welfare system.
This resource provides guidance for anyone engaging with and advocating for youth, with specific guidance for juvenile justice staff who wish to reinforce existing and develop new practices and systems that support wellbeing.
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.
A report from Frameworks Institute synthesizes the complex body of research around existing poverty narratives and counter-narratives, with practical advice about how to use narratives to create better stories—and, ultimately, to create social change.
Watch the recording with the Wellbeing Blueprint and Alex Schneider, senior manager on the Youth Justice Initiatives team at Columbia University’s Justice Lab, to discuss his vision for the future of youth justice and meaningful actions anyone can take to push for real transformation.
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.
Learn how we partnered with the Missouri Children's Division state agency to take a paradigm-shifting approach to systems change.
Three leaders who are implementing innovations in food justice and sovereignty explore the connections between food, wellbeing, equity, social justice, community and more.
Marcus's story illustrates how a wellbeing orientation and understanding tradeoffs can transform outcomes.
Our set of workbooks designed for adults, teens and kids can help program participants identify how they are meeting their needs, what's working and what's getting in the way. These resources can be a great tool for case managers, healthcare providers or frontline workers.
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.
Like us, teens and tweens’ behavior is driven by meeting needs for wellbeing. And, sometimes we struggle to understand their behavior. This resource helps guide conversations with youth around behaviors.