To convene and support social change leaders engaged in evaluation and learning, building a web of support that is restorative and inspiring, both personally and professionally, and centering individual work inside collective work.
A more whole, beautiful, and just world.
Inspire to Change LLC is a principles-driven organization. Our guiding principles are our core values translated into actionable statements. They focus our thinking, inform our decisions, and direct our actions.
Connect with ourselves and each other in the spirit of love, discovery, and exploration. Recognize that simply being with awareness and presence is an important part of becoming. Commit to a journey of being and becoming whole, healing the trauma of past and present injustices.
Create opportunities to listen to each other openly and without fear. Acknowledge, respect and celebrate difference(s) and commonalities. Collectively, lovingly and courageously working vigorously for freedom and justice for all people.
Probe, question, explore, and engage in dialogue and reflection to developing a fuller, more three-dimensional view of reality in the process. Identify and take action on areas for learning and un-learning for healthy growth and transformation.
Bring together people with different ways of knowing and being. Hold creative tension and use the creative process to co-create a vision for the future, starting with an honest re-membering and understanding of the past and truthful assessment of the present.
The Inspire to Change team helps people remove bias from their work and expand their ideas of validity, fidelity, accountability, and findings by including the arts, indigenous, and culturally specific ways of knowing and being, into systemic change work. We do this by supporting Creative Evaluators, Creative Engagement, and Creative Evaluation (CE3).
Creative Evaluators commit to making the world more whole, beautiful, and just by leading and facilitating evaluation aligned with out Theory of Ecosystem Transformation.
Creative Evaluation provides timely feedback grounded in what matters to those most impacted by the work.
Creative Engagement invites people to co-create change, with a focus on equity, inclusion, and honoring multiple ways of knowing.
Learn more about Creative Evaluators, Creative Evaluation, and Creative Engagement (CE3).
All of our partners share one thing in common. The are committed to co-creating a whole, beautiful, and just world.
We provide the following services: teaching & coaching, facilitating & convening, and research & evaluation.
While we work across a wide range of initiatives, we particularly specialize in the following topics: