OUR SERVICES

We surface pathways to high impact, partnering with clients to solve complex problems. We start from a place of curiosity and we bring the community into the conversation. Lasting solutions emerge from constituents with the most to gain or lose, creating and amplifying belonging. Human connection is a hallmark of our work.

Complicated problems require multiple perspectives and opposing viewpoints to untangle. We develop a culture of trust that establishes a deep relationship with stakeholders rather than a superficial one. These trust-based relationships power engagement and long-term affiliation and lead to greater success.

We provide: strategic thought partnership, planning + development, and workshops + facilitation services.

Here's how we do it:

 
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Community & Influencer Engagement

Examples: 
Co.act Detroit, Hope Starts Here, On the Table, CitizenDetroit, Detroit Head Start, Say & Play with Words

 

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

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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

 

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Strategic positioning so you can advance your goals farther and faster

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

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

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

 

Strategic Communications & Marketing

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

 

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Strategy and planning to design and implement powerful communication programs

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Advocacy, marketing or awareness campaigns designed to achieve specific goals

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

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