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The Community & Well-Being Learning Collaborative brings together researchers, residents, scholars, organizers, educators, thought leaders, and social communities and empowers them to increase personal and community well-being where they live, work, and play.  By creating an environment of mutual exploration and understanding, innovative ideas will develop and foster sustainable changes, and community well-being will increase, creating a ripple effect that will allow all citizens to reach their fullest potential and live happy, healthy, meaningful lives.


JMHC Leadership

Jason Ware, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Director of TREKS Research Generator

Office: HCRS 1083
Phone: 765-494-2990

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Hossein Mousazadeh, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Office: Wood Hall, Rm 149
Phone: 765-715-8626

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Kathryn Dilworth

Professor of Practice for Philanthropy Executive Director of Strategic Relations

Office: HCRN 1083

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Community and Organization Partners


Quality of Life Foundation

We are a UK charity committed to improving people’s quality of life by changing the way the housing industry and government acquires, plans, designs, builds and manages homes and neighbourhoods.

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Innovation - FormoHub

By bringing together entrepreneurs, mentors and resources, the hub creates an environment of collaboration and growth, promoting training programs and access to emerging technologies to build a more prosperous and inclusive future.

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City of Lafayette Economic Development

As our community moves from good to great, the city’s economic development team serves as a ready resource for businesses and industries. Lending a hand in redevelopment and smart growth also headlines activities.

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Habitat for Humanity of Lafayette

We believe that everyone, no matter who they are or where they come from, should have a decent place to live; a place of their own where they feel safe, where they know their neighbors, where they can afford nutritious food and decent healthcare, where they can save up to send their kids to college, and ultimately where they can build fulfilling, successful lives.

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Multiplying Good

At Multiplying Good, our mission is to cultivate greatness through service to others. For over five decades, we’ve seen how individuals are transformed through service, so we focus on helping people reach their full potential, and discover their power to deliver impact and bring about meaningful change.

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Groundwork Indy

Groundwork Indy’s mission is to bring about the sustained regeneration, improvement and management of the physical environment by developing community-based partnerships which empower people, businesses and organizations to promote environmental, economic and social well-being.

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GrowLocal Lafayette

We are a network of gardeners across the greater Lafayette, Indiana area devoted to building, nourishing, and nurturing our community through the growth of urban gardens.

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Faith Community Development Corporation

Faith Community Development Corporation serves residents of the Greater Lafayette area by building relationships, providing opportunities for economic development, developing affordable housing and more.

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Food Finders Food Bank Inc.

We provide food and connections to life-stabilizing resources when our neighbors need us most.

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Planet Happiness

Our mission is to focus the attention of all tourism stakeholders on the well-being agenda and use tourism as a vehicle for development that demonstrably strengthens destination sustainability and the quality of life of host communities.

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Happiness Alliance

Our mission is to contribute to the transformation of economies and societies so that the happiness of people, the well-being of communities and the sustainability of ecosystems is the primary aim of governance, enterprise and people.

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