It is the day after your strategic planning retreat. The vision is clear. You have been given an ambitious and impactful mission. You know who you are, what you value, and what you need to accomplish. It is day one and a thousand decisions and a hundred paths lie before you. Your team looks to you for leadership.
Relax, you've got this...
BuildCommunity provides expert project management and coaching to leaders of community-based organizations and collaboratives. We understand the art and science of leading cross-cultural cross-sector coalitions. BuildCommunity’s work is grounded in the passionate belief that communities must lead efforts to heal and address persistent inequities. To carry out our mission we are guided by the following values:
We value impact and results that lead to meaningful change. We seek to advance equity in ways that are life-changing for our communities and transformative for our country. We passionately believe in emerging leadership and community-led solutions.
Respect and Humility
We value the assets, stories, and ideas of communities. We value process and honor protocol. We commit to seeking clarity and partnership and commit to building and maintaining strong relationships. We work to ensure our efforts advance the aspirations of all.
We strive for excellence in all we do. We bring rigour, creativity, and urgency to our work. We work in purposeful, strategic, and inclusive ways. We are curious and seek to learn and improve. We operate with a sense of possibility and enthusiasm. We conduct ourselves with the highest of ethical standards and ensure alignment between our actions and our values.
We focus our energies on healing communities, addressing policies and practices that create or sustain inequities, and supporting the development of robust community-led solutions.
We partner with community-based organizations to provide expert project management and capacity building. We provide services from issue analysis and project design to implementation and capacity building.
Meaningful change in immigrant and rural communities require broad coalitions. We build the capacity of community leaders to convene and lead cross-sector/cross-cultural collaborations.