We are committed to providing vital resources and working to maintain the overall well-being of all Wabanaki people.
Our goal is to reduce substance abuse to protect the health, safety, and quality of life of our community.
Collaborations amplify our impact. Partnering with organizations through shared goals and values supports the needs of our community.
Wabanaki Public Health & Wellness is changing lives.
“WPHW has empowered me and other youth to make meaningful changes in our communities, breaking the stereotype that youth cannot make a difference because they are young. WPH and WHW opened my eyes to all the different issues impacting our communities and the world and helped me realize I was enough to make a difference.”
"With the pandemic, a lot of things are food sovereignty focused. A lot of it is related to access. I was helping out at the food pantry and I knew everyone who was there. I have known them since I was born. It’s an intimate experience because of that. My work feels more meaningful."
“My vision for our communities is to connect our elders and our youth. There are a lot of older people who have learned the language and have a wealth of knowledge. Trying to tap into how to connect with these elders to share the knowledge they have, this is something that has to happen across all ages.”
“So this is what today is about. Celebrating our culture and celebrating our food and [...]
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