amplifying voices, advocating equity, advancing justice
Black parenting is often too authoritative. White parenting is often too permissive. Both need to change
You don't need to be a radical activist to model civility and fairness. You do need to commit to paying attention to the world around you, perhaps in new ways....
Yusef Salaam was 15 years old when he, alongside four others, was wrongly accused of raping and assaulting a female jogger in Central Park. Twenty-five years later -- seven of which Salaam spent in prison -- he and the other men have finally agreed t...
Susan Naimark provides consulting services to grassroots groups, nonprofit organizations, public school parent groups, schools and other public agencies.
BUILDING CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATIONS
My focus is on creating bridges between the different worlds in which I have been deeply involved: public schools, community development organizations, advocacy and organizing groups.
My work helps people develop the skills, relationships, and understanding that enable them to work together to build equitable communities with renewed energy, motivation and hope.
OVERVIEW OF SERVICES OFFERED
- technical assistance
- supporting leaders, staff, volunteers and constituents
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- community building
- program development
- building racial equity
- cross-cultural collaboration
- education reform organizing
- organizational systems to support volunteers and community partnerships
- participatory decision-making processes