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About Us


The Wellbeing Microgrants are a program of the Santa Monica Bay Human Relations Councilbrought to the HRC by Civic Wellbeing Partners.

The Santa Monica Bay Human Relations Council is a nonprofit organization that promotes a culture of fair treatment, inclusion and equal access to opportunities.


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 Santa Monica and beyond. 


The Wellbeing Microgrant Program began within the City of Santa Monica's pioneering Office of Civic Wellbeing and transitioned out of city hall in June 2020.

Meet the Team


Lizeth Antonio

Wellbeing Microgrant Program Coordinator


Catalina Langen

Interim Director, Santa Monica Bay Human Relations Council

Co-Founder, Civic Wellbeing Partners


Adriana Aguilar

Wellbeing Microgrant Program Manager

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Board Chair, Santa Monica Bay Human Relations Council

Co-Founder & Principal, Civic Wellbeing Partners

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