The Center for Social Well-Being and Development collaborates with local partners, as well as national, regional and global organizations, to promote social well-being as a means of addressing identified health, social development and rights issues.


We use specific tools to build and improve programs, policies, social infrastructure, and resources to grow a healthy community.

​Our work strives to promote:

The Center for Social Well-Being and Development is a chartered center at the George Washington University.
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  1. An understanding of the way in which the multiple aspects of social well-being function together.
  2. An understanding that health, social development and rights goals are more likely to be attained as social well-being increases.
  3. The exercise of, and respect for, social, cultural and religious identities.
  4. Access to adequate health information, prevention and treatment.
  5. Increased access to economic resources and opportunities.
  6. Equitable access to education and supportive social resources.