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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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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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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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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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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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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize Finalist

The City of Green Bay has been chosen as a finalist community for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Culture of Health Prize following its joint application with Wello. Green Bay is one of nine finalists across the country moving one step closer to the national prize which honors communities working at the forefront of…

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