Together,

WE Can

WE are well-being and equity builders working to create a more just and abundant world.

What We Do

WE come alongside
others for justice equity sustainability peace

Together with thousands of change makers around the world, we are creating the conditions for everyone to thrive.

Transform

shift how we think and act

Make It Real

show real change is possible

Connect

build relationships and networks

Grow

support
changemakers

Upcoming Events

Inside-Out International Conference & Leadership Series

The 2023 Inside-Out International Conference will be held June 12-15 at YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park Colorado, just two miles from the entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park. Families are welcome!

The 2023 All-America City Awards

The 2023 All-America City Awards will be held in Denver, CO from June 9-11, 2023. Communities named as finalists will be encouraged to assemble teams of residents, nonprofits, businesses, government leaders, young people, etc. to present their  efforts around the year’s theme, “Creating Thriving Communities through Youth Engagement.”

Work2BeWell Virtual Teen Mental Health

The Promise of Cost of Gun Violence Studies in California: Findings and Lessons from Santa Clara County’s 2022 Report

The Equity Summit

The Equity Summit—SGA’s largest event of the year—is a virtual gathering of thought leaders and practitioners who work to ensure that racial equity is a key priority in any smart growth approach.

WIN Well-being Economy Cooperative: Policies to Advance a Well-being Economy

Measurement Cooperative Meeting – What Are We Learning About Well-Being Narratives?

On January 12, the RAND Corporation and Metropolitan Group team will share a brief overview of Advancing a Well-being Narrative and chromatic black™ will talk about their experience in fielding well-being as a concept with communities and what it has meant for people. The presentations will be followed by a discussion with presenters and participants.

Legacy Unboxed Presented by YBCA

Join YBCA Senior Fellow Liz Lerman in conversation with three other groundbreaking artists and extraordinary choreographers: Joanna Haigood (Zaccho Dance Theater), Merián Soto (Pepatián) and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar (Urban Bush Women).

Voices from the Past | Voices from the Present

Join artists and recent Artadia awardees Alex Strada and Tali Keren to celebrate Proposal for a 28th Amendment? Is it Possible to Amend an Unequal System?, on view at YBCA through March 19, 2023.

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Recent News

MLK Day: 5 women who played a vital role in the civil rights movement

Today we celebrate the legendary civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the many women who also played integral roles in the fight against racial, economic...

Social Impact Heroes: Why & How Dr Ruby Gibson of Freedom Lodge Is Helping To Change Our World

“If the human race is going to change the destiny of this world — from a self-destructive, dominant, suicidal, selfish existence to one that is built around the sanctity of...

Social Impact Heroes: Why & How Laina Greene of Angels of Impact Is Helping To Change Our World

“Life is short, and it is important to focus on what matters for your spirit I always felt the need to prove my worth to others. So I worked harder to make it to the top...

Announcing the Federal Plan for Equitable Long-Term Recovery and Resilience!

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is excited to announce the release of the Federal Plan for Equitable Long-Term Recovery and Resilience (ELTRR),...

Social Impact Heroes: Why & How Dr Somava Saha Of ‘WE in the World’ is helping to Change Our World

“You don’t have to be afraid to show up as yourself or to lead from your lived experience. I have only recently learned how to trust others with my story — about being an...

Combatting Authoritarianism: The Skills and Infrastructure Needed to Organize Across Difference

As the United States celebrated Martin Luther King Day this January, Americans also confronted the reality of the recently failed attempt to pass voting rights legislation and...

The Role of Business in Supporting Vital Conditions Necessary for the Well-Being of People, Places, and Racial Justice

Introduction WIN with Business came together in 2019 as a collaborative within the Well Being In the Nation (WIN) Network1 designed to extend the positive impact of...

Bridging or Breaking? The Stories We Tell Will Create the Future We Inhabit

We are experiencing a time of deep uncertainty and change. Both the depth and speed of change are creating growing anxiety in our accepted norms, in our political institutions,...

Opinion – We keep moving from one wrong fight to another. Here’s how to stop.

"In malignant conflicts, the kind that leave everyone worse off, there is the thing we argue about endlessly, to the point of stupefaction. For a couple in a high-conflict...

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Together WE Are

Changemakers in Action

Countries

US States

Communities in Action

Our Impact

Frameworks Nationally Adopted

$ Raised For Communities

Reached to Create Intergenerational Well-being

Jobs created in communities of color

People connected to Well-being

Demonstrations showing policy change in 3 years

President and CEO Dr. Somava Saha speaks at the White House Summit on the American Rescue Plan and the Workforce

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SHOWING THAT REAL CHANGE IS POSSIBLE

Create powerful change in your community.

What resources
do you need to create
well-being and equity

Data. Policies. Stories.
Tools, Funding, and Inspiration to change the system.

This guiding framework organizes all things that people and places need to thrive. It is a work in progress, meant to evolve through ongoing discussion and debate.

CREATING THE BROADER “WE”
WHAT CAN WE DO TOGETHER THAT WE COULDN’T DO ALONE?

We Need Each Other

Wellbeing and Equity in the World is incorporated in the United States and holds partnerships at the local, national, and international levels with various organizations aligned in mission and complementary in practice. Reach out to learn more about our networks around the world.

Let’s Invest in Communities Together.

Are you interested in becoming a funder or implementation partner? We can help you invest your resources into changemakers and change programs in a way that achieves real impact. Get in touch with us and we’ll set aside time to identify potential synergies.

Investing in communities together

Our Mission And Approach

Advance intergenerational well-being and equity on a foundation of racial and economic justice.

Our Team

We are change agents passionate about igniting transformation for well-being and equity.

Our Partners

No one changes the world alone. Meet the broader “WE” that we’re building together.

Our Funders

Real change is only possible when we have the support of funders and investors who care about well-being and equity as much as we do.

Connect

Looking for community? Get plugged into resources and networks through WE.

  • WE in the World Changemakers
  • Communities RISE Together
  • The Wellbeing in the Nation (WIN) Network
  • Leading Causes of Life

Give

A world of mutual abundance unshackled from systemic injustice is within reach, but it will take all of our contributions to get there.

WE in the World is a non-profit supporting changemakers globally to change the system.

Invest

Investing in a better world for our grandchildren.

Stewarding natural resources. Creating space for all races and voices.

Invest in changing the system.

Join Our Team

Explore opportunities to become part of the broader WE in the World team!
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Latest News

MLK Day: 5 women who played a vital role in the civil rights movement

MLK Day: 5 women who played a vital role in the civil rights movement

Today we celebrate the legendary civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the many women who also played integral roles in the fight against racial, economic and gender inequalities in America. From lunch counter sit-ins to nonviolent marches, those...

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Civil rights and genuine equity

Civil rights and genuine equity

photo by Steven Walker l Unsplash Two Americas In 1967, during the height of the fight for Civil Rights and equity for all, Dr. Malcom...

Making an Equitable Economy Real

Making an Equitable Economy Real

What is a restorative well-being economy? A well-being economy is built on the basic goal of all people and places thriving together. It is an economy that is just, regenerative, and multiracial.  A well-being economy  rebalances power to provide what everyone needs...

Organizing Across Differences

Organizing Across Differences

Our ability to organize across differences is a unique superpower in which we exercise curiosity and share values, goals, and purpose. These superpowers consist of the ability to engage and foster relationships with a mindset and narrative change focused on...