stoneblockSupporting your journey toward equity, inclusion & organizational change.

Our strengths-based approach offers businesses and nonprofits expertise in a variety of areas, including strategic planning, implicit bias, racial equity, power & privilege, staff recruitment & retention, and more.



Baseline Assessment—evaluate the areas that are crucial to successful equity and diversity efforts.

Strategic Planning & Implementation—develop evidence-based approaches and an achievable timeline for implementing transformative growth and change.

Workshops & Trainings—customized, interactive workshops and expert facilitation on topics including: racial equity, implicit bias, board diversity, cultural responsiveness, power & privilege, and more.

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We believe that equity matters; that diversity brings opportunities, as well as challenges; that the grassroots drive change, and resistance is powerful. Inequities are real, and everyone—especially those with power and privilege—has a role to play in creating change, and leaders must step up. We aim to create brave spaces, not safe ones. We believe in conversation and learning, in listening, and in taking action. We value allies, and know that building trust takes time. Impact matters more than intent. We favor patience, support, and collaboration. We understand that this work is complicated, and does not happen all at once, but stepping stone by stepping stone, over time. We look forward to working with you.

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Melissa Meiris
(707) 798-0606