Recent Project Examples
Organization Capacity Building – Allied Media Projects, Detroit
Consultation on organization identity, structure and leadership to build capacity and take to scale this Detroit based network organization that produces the Allied Media Conference and supports art, media and technology projects working for social change.
Organizational Strategic Planning – Organic Valley, MN Legal, Aid, St. Paul Public Library
Design and facilitate planning for over 50 organizations including for-profit, not-for-profit, cooperative and public institutions. Projects include clarifying key focus questions, working with stakeholder engagement and input, designing processes for staff engagement, working with boards and other governance structures, managing data collection and review and evaluation processes. Plans get set in motion with change processes implemented into ongoing work and evaluated for effectiveness.
Statewide Strategic Change Initiatives –Civil Court System, State Departments of Health and Human Services Projects, State House of Representatives
Design and facilitate organizational and cross-sector initiatives in Minnesota to address systemic and social changes. Projects have included an assessment and strategic planning project for the MN Supreme Court to address access to civil justice in MN, which included leading a cross-stakeholder Steering Committee studying 16 components of the civil justice system, facilitating large group community stakeholder meetings to identify strategic goals and helping key initiatives get adopted by the MN Supreme Court in 2018. Other projects involved reducing sexually transmitted diseases in teens, increasing employment of people with disabilities, reducing domestic violence and addressing changing community needs with new political strategies.
Leadership Development – 3M, Organic Valley, City of Minneapolis, Cytek, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assess needs and design leadership learning programs that help leaders grow with a focus on leading in complex, volatile and uncertain conditions. Certified to teach Interaction Associates Facilitative Leader program and Barry Oshry’s Power and Systems program. Train and facilitate peer coaching/action learning groups to help leaders integrate and apply learning on the job.