At Civic Wellbeing Partners, we're about people, purpose & possibility.
The mission of Civic Wellbeing Partners is to develop and promote civic innovation through engagement and partnerships. We harness data to create equity-focused solutions for collective wellbeing in the daily life of communities in Santa Monica, across the U.S., and the world.
The vision of Civic Wellbeing Partners is wellbeing for all, from local to global, through partnership with parallel movements. We do this by offering promising practices, fast-tracking research to practice pipelines, holding space for creativity and trying new things, and proactively learning what it takes to foster healthy environments and wellbeing.
Civic Wellbeing Partners is a startup project whose mission is to develop and promote civic innovation through engagement and partnerships. We harness data and create equity-focused solutions to improve the quality of daily life in communities across the world.
Our work began within the pioneering Office of Civic Wellbeing of the City of Santa Monica, California, and transitioned out of city government in June 2020.
We partner with the Santa Monica Bay Human Relations Council, fiscal receiver for the Wellbeing Microgrant program, to ensure the continued advancement of local community wellbeing in the Santa Monica bay area.
We offer consulting services to share our assets and learnings. We specialize in strategic support to wellbeing initiatives across the U.S. and the world.
Meet The Team
Wellbeing Microgrant Program Manager, Coach
Wellbeing Microgrant Program Coordinator
Co-Founder, Strategic Advisor
Meet our Affiliates
Civic Wellbeing Partners engages our affiliate partners to deepen our work and build teams with targeted expertise.
Dr. Karen Gunn
Gunn Consulting Group offers a strong platform of expertise in strategic planning, team building, cultural competencies, diversity-inclusion-equity initiatives, and leadership, organizational and talent development.
Executive Director | Co-Founder, The Institute for Collective Wellbeing
Dr. Rebecca Paradiso de Sayu
When it comes to creating a more just and beautiful future for all, Rebecca thrives at weaving together multiple ways of knowing. Her devotion to authenticity and radical transparency has served her well in navigating everything from partnerships across academic, nonprofit, private, and government sectors, to parenting her children in a bi-cultural and bi-racial home. Indeed, they are all connected.