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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Culture Services for Values-Driven Leaders
WHAT SUPPORT DO YOU NEED TO HELP YOUR PEOPLE THRIVE ?
We can help you develop the cultures, conditions, practices, skills, and tools you'll need if you want to build an inclusive and irresistible company culture.
We believe in the ripple effect embarking on this kind of transformation creates—both in your workplace and in the world.
Powered by the last 15 years of experience supporting hundreds of organizations, we’ve designed a number of ways to support you, no matter where you are in your journey. We offer a variety of approaches, all of which are provided through an equity lens and grounded in an anti-oppression framework.
The best place to start is with a discovery call where we’ll offer an expert perspective on your company’s strengths, needs and next steps:
HOW WE HELP
We cannot throw a 2-hour training at a structural or systemic problem and expect it to be solved. We believe in using a layered approach—working with individuals, organizations, communities, and systems to create lasting equitable transformations that lead to a more just and inclusive world.
Here are the pathways we can take to get you there:
Organizations that provide a place for people to thrive are committed to working both in service of their mission and in service of their people. These organizations foster healthy connections, safety, dignity, respect and purpose. They prioritize people-centered design and promote a culture of learning. We can help you build a thriving organization by offering you: - Diversity, Equity, Inclusion+ (DEI+) consulting and advisement - Visioning retreats where you’ll clarify your company culture and values with a focus on DEI+ - Employee resource or affinity groups supported by our Seeding Affinity Groups™️ model - Employee engagement listening sessions, expertly facilitated with an emphasis on somatics and repairing harm - Kitchen Table Chats, our unique process for hosting dynamic dialogue and courageous conversions -Support addressing workplace harms and well-being using a Transformative Justice & Restorative Justice approach.
We all benefit from individualized support. If we want our people to thrive at work and in life, it helps to have someone in our corner and in theirs. We offer coaching and professional development through a justice-centered lens. This might look like: Executive 1:1 coaching, available in various formats and timeframes Group coaching Expertly facilitated employee engagement listening sessions H.I.V.E. Minds©: Our signature peer-learning masterminds The D.E.I. Dinner Party, a membership-based learning community equipping DEI Leaders with training, resources, coaching, and a community of peers.
Teams are places that foster collaboration towards a shared vision and set of goals. Most employees’ workplace well-being is based on the experience they have on their localized team and their direct supervisor. We provide support around team vision, belonging, and integration through services like: Expertly-led building retreats Co-creative team norms, values and cohesion using the Team Performance Model Employee engagement sessions to facilitate and elevate worker voices H.I.V.E. Minds©: Our signature peer-learning masterminds
We work with community groups, city governments, and county governments to help develop plans, policies, and budgets to address the racial and economic disparities that prevent people from thriving. There are many ways to help your community thrive, including: Visioning and strategy retreats to help you align your values with your actions Stakeholder and/or community engagement processes to identify needs and places for repair Community listening sessions with an emphasis on somatics and repairing harm
We help our partners create fun, supportive and innovative spaces—spaces where our collective humanity is nurtured, imagination is sparked, dreams are born, and strategies for advancing equity are developed. We help you create transformations that stick. Over the last 15 years, we’ve been trusted to lead this work by a number of clients and partners, including:
IT STARTS WHEN YOU DECIDE YOU WANT TO DO THINGS DIFFERNTLY
We know that there’s a lot of information out there about how to build an inclusive organization. We don’t think you need to learn more jargon or implement another DIY strategy—we think you need to lead.
When you work with Wilson and Associates, you don’t need to hold our team’s hand. We have expert knowledge in the field and will cut right to our work so that you can do yours. We have seen it all before and can make quick and accurate assessments about your organization’s strengths, needs and next steps.
"As the first Chief Equity Officer for the lagest and most diverse planning department in the country, collaborating with Chrystal on the first ever listening session was an eye opener for me and for my department. She made DEI very accessible and acceptable by all of us."
- Faisal Roble, City of Los Angeles Planning Department, CEO of Racial Justice and Equity
WHAT WE OFFER
Companies on a mission to make the world a better place have to care twice as much about their internal culture to ensure their actions are aligned with their values. When you do that, you create conditions for people to thrive. In exchange, they stay longer, collaborate better, and contribute their innovative ideas.
There are many ways to build that kind of inclusive, values-aligned organization. Here’s how we can help: