amplifying voices, advocating equity, advancing justice
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A national organization, Advancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization that works “on the ground” helping organized communities of color dismantle and reform unjust policies that undermine the promise of democracy.
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