Moving beyond divide in America: Insights from well-being metrics, teenagers, and Sister Sledge

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June 8, 2018

The Brookings Institution
March 2018

The City of Santa Monica developed a multidimensional Well-being Index in partnership with the RAND Corporation and the New Economics Foundation. A particularly noteworthy effort resulted from the Index and highlights the potential of well-being metrics, including in incorporating the energy and creativity of youth. It stemmed from a design challenge answered by students at Designmatters at ArtCenter focused on Communicating the Well-being of a City with Santa Monica.