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The Jicama Effect

What does jicama, a delicious crunchy vegetable that plays a key role in Hispanic cuisine, have to do with well-being?  It’s kind of a cool story.   But before we talk about jicama, we need to talk about social connectedness. Connectedness is a hot topic in our world, because research repeatedly demonstrates a strong connection between…

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Wintermission

We’re on a mission to co-create community conditions that are fair and just to drive high levels of health and well-being for all. Wintermission is a key project to think differently about how we can  improve well-being, accessibility, and livability in the Green Bay community during the coldest months of the year. Taking action To…

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Brown County RISE

This project leverages trusted community resource centers and an established process to continue to build trust, have open communication and conversation about the Covid-19 vaccine as well as other health concerns within the Black, African American, Somali, and refugee populations. Wello is partnering with We All Rise African American Resource Center and COMSA as community…

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Ashwaubenon Aims to Increase Connectivity For All

Exciting news out of the Village of Ashwaubenon regarding their commitment toward helping to build a more active and connected Brown County for all! On January 25, 2022, the Ashwaubenon Village Board passed an ordinance requiring all new residential subdivisions to include pedestrian accommodations. Pedestrian accommodations mean sidewalks, paved paths running parallel to streets, off street…

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2022 Well-Being Summit

Here is a recording of the 2022 Wello Well-Being Summit held on February 17, 2022 presented by Schreiber. The Summit features Natalie Bomstad of Wello, Dr. Jenell Holstead of the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay’s Consortium of Applied Research, and Dr. Jamie Lynch of St. Norbert College’s Strategic Research Institute presenting fixings of the 2021…

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Brown County Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual celebration of the history and culture of the U.S. Latinx and Hispanic communities. The event, which spans from September 15 to October 15, commemorates how those communities have influenced and contributed to American society along the way in U.S. History. The term Hispanic or Latino or the more recent…

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Yield to Your Neighbor Launches for Brown County

Yield to Your Neighbor Blog

Wello has launched their latest co-created community effort to improve well-being for all in Brown County with the Yield to Your Neighbor campaign. The number one action we can all take to improve safety and reduce crashes throughout our community is yielding. This campaign highlights this one action so people of all ages and abilities…

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Yield to Your Neighbor

The number one action we can all take to improve safety and reduce crashes throughout our community is yielding. The Yield to Your Neighbor campaign highlights this one action so people of all ages and abilities are able to safely move throughout our community by bike, foot, or on wheels. So why yield? Because it’s…

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2021 Well-Being Summit

Here is a recording of the 2021 Wello Well-Being Summit held on February 23, 2021. Our theme, Advancing Health Equity and Justice, brought together leaders, researchers and community advocates to explore the steps we need to take to work together towards a community that supports high levels of health and well-being for all.

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