OUR SERVICES

We help our clients make plans and mobilize people to advance their broader missions or achieve specific goals. 

We generally work on three types of engagements: counsel, plans and campaigns.

Here's how we do it:

 

Strategic Communications & Marketing

 

01

Strategy and planning to design and implement powerful communication programs

02

Branding and identity design that show the world who you are in a meaningful, memorable way

Examples:
Detroit Head Start, Say & Play with Words,
Hope Starts Here, Summer Spark

03

Advocacy, marketing or awareness campaigns designed to achieve specific goals

04

Creative content that tells your story like it’s never been told before


Community & Influencer Engagement

Examples: 
Hope Starts Here, On the Table, Citizen Detroit, Detroit Head Start, Say & Play with Words

 

01

Identifying who needs to be at the table and ensuring they’re on board from square one

02

Equitable and inclusive planning processes, both large-scale and small, that engage those who will be most impacted by a program or project


Executive Counsel

 

01

Strategic positioning so you can advance your goals farther and faster

02

Operational planning and support so that you have a confidential partner who can help you assess your situation and make needed changes

Examples:
Citizen Detroit, Starfish Family Services,
Davidson Foundation, Woodward Hines Foundation, Global Detroit

03

Crisis communications to manage stressful situations and keep you mission-focused

 

Special Projects

 

01

Start-up support to help new endeavors get off the ground

02

Additional capacity, to help turn a wish into reality

Examples:
Citizen Detroit, On the Table, Educator Report (Detroit Head Start), Summer Matters Report (UWSEM)

03

Program development, from vision to planning to evaluation

04

Case studies to identify what creates success and ensure knowledge makes it into the field