Solving complex social problems is

tough stuff

But we are up to the challenge and passionate about this work.

Solving complex social problems is

tough stuff

But we are up to the challenge and passionate about this work.

We specialize in

Research & Evaluation

Data Science

Social Innovation

We are educators, social workers, researchers, psychologists, and sociologists working toward social change by…

Improving Practice

We help partners:
  • Imagine what’s possible
  • Shape a vision into action, from start to finish
  • Organize a plan and see it through
  • Connect partners to create synergy
  • Work the creative process – ideating with colleagues and collaborators
  • Synthesize new ideas and research to inspire and share widely
  • Find efficiencies
  • Reframe issues to consider different perspectives and open up new possibilities
  • Facilitate organizational development through strategic planning, conflict resolution, and improved collaboration
  • Do good research that informs decisions and tells the story

Advancing Knowledge and Informing Policy

We aim to:
  • Present and share resources that teach and inspire
  • Touch lives through opportunities & exposure
  • Create pathways for all voices to be heard
  • Design technology applications that promote best practices in data science
  • Maximize the effectiveness of tools/materials that partners use and value
  • Collect stories from the field that demonstrate impact
  • Create toolkits, briefs, case studies, and other effective communication pieces to inform, advocate, and inspire
  • Use evaluation and data to go beyond compliance, striving for understanding
  • Do good research that provides insight and demonstrates what works
  • Share what we know, motivating others to discover, learn, and contribute