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Office for Collective Impact Celebrates One Year

Office for Collective Impact Blog

Collective impact organizations Achieve Brown County, Connections for Mental Wellness, POINT Poverty Initiative, and Wello celebrated one year in the Office for Collective Impact in the Rail Yard on August 18, 2022. This open house was an opportunity to thank the people and businesses that helped make this space possible. We extend our appreciation and…

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Wello, resource centers partner to cultivate community through produce box grant project

What we know: Higher consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with better health outcomes, including decreased rates of heart disease and cancer. Also true: Despite advances in understanding the systemic barriers to healthy food access, diet-related health problems continue to disproportionately affect low-income communities of color. The question: Why, particularly in a community like…

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East River Water Trail proposal shows community well-being in action

The sound of birds chirping, the splish splash of water, and warmth from the summer sun. Paddling down the East River, one might forget that you’re in Brown County. Yet, an abundance  of fresh waterways are one of our community’s greatest assets. There is a growing movement to make sure the habitats of the East…

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Wello Awards Nearly $8,000 in Mindfulness Grants to Green Bay Schools

Wello has awarded $7,637 to 29 teachers and staff across 15 schools in the Green Bay Area Public School District as part of our mindfulness capacity building work with the district.  “It’s exciting to see the progress that we have made towards making mindfulness practices available to staff and students as research shows these practices…

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Wello Partners With Resource Centers for Well-Being Clinics

If I asked you to imagine smelling burgers and pork chops being cooked on a grill, music playing and people dancing, children throwing a football around, and people filling up bags with local sweet potatoes, carrots and other produce, you probably wouldn’t guess that this was the scene for people waiting to get their COVID-19…

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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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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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