Information index: Opportunities
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Consulting and Personalized Support
Work with Jessie one-on-one or in a customized way that meets the needs of your goals, program, or organization.
Social Change Mentoring: Power Hour Call(s)
If you want to strengthen your skills and learn new approaches to inspire and facilitate sustainable social change, this is your chance to tap into the unparalleled experience and guidance of Jessie Sutherland.
Belonging Matters: Customizable, Online & Live Trainings
These programs are all based on our award-winning Belonging Matters framework. Online and in-person options are available (or in development).
Belonging Matters Foundations
The Belonging Matters Foundations five-part training series provides practical tools and approaches to engage diversity, build cultures of belonging and ignite collaboration in order to address complex social problems.
Roadmap for Community Change
Participants learn where and how to focus their efforts for the greatest impact in their social change efforts and will have a clear plan to bridge the gap between people with lived experience and system influencers.
Being a Belonging Champion
Participants will re-exam their beliefs about the world and their values while learning a new approach to responding to personal, workplace and community challenges.
Essential Worldview Skills For a Rapidly Changing World
Participants will learn what a worldview is, why it matters, and how to use their new awareness to support long-term transformative change in individuals, organizations, and communities.
Addressing Racism From The Inside Out
In this training, participants will learn how to address racism effectively from within themselves, as bystanders and as targets to help create safe, respectful workplaces and community cultures.
Belonging Matters Conversations
In this series of customized, facilitated conversations, participants come together in a collaborative, problem-solving approach to build belonging and, together, address their priority challenges.
Belonging Matters Conversations For Leaders
In this series of customized, facilitated conversations, leaders come together in a collaborative, problem-solving approach to address their priority challenges.
Belonging Matters Conversations For workplaces
In this series of customized, facilitated conversations, teams and organizations come together in a collaborative, problem-solving approach to address their priority challenges in the workplace.
Belonging Matters Conversations For Communities
In this series of customized, facilitated conversations, community members come together in a collaborative, problem-solving approach to address their priority challenges.
Belonging Matters For Facilitators
If you'd like to learn how to lead others through the Belonging Matters framework, these trainings will guide you. Online and in-person options are available (or in development).
Belonging Matters Conversations Facilitator Training
Facilitators within organizations are equipped with the in-house knowledge and tools to foster belonging, increase meaningful participation and engagement, and gain insight for service improvement for sustainable change.
Experience & Understand Belonging Matters Conversations
Gain competence and confidence as you understand the rationale behind each step of the process. Learn to amplify the strengths of participants while also avoiding facilitation pitfalls that erode a sense of belonging.
Co-Facilitate Belonging Matters Conversations
Co-facilitate a Belonging Matters Conversation with colleagues and apply all you have learned in this unique training experience. Facilitators receive both tools and 1:1 feedback to assess their skills.
Belonging Matters For System Change
For long-term projects, we take leaders through our system to create social change within organizations and communities.
Belonging Matters Toolkit for System Change
For changemakers who are ready to lead a long-term community transformation process that builds capacity and leads to system change with lasting results, this customized coaching package is for you.
Books & eBooks
Jessie's books synthesize cutting-edge scholarly research on the most promising practices for transforming deep-rooted conflict into peaceful co-existence.
Worldview Skills: Transforming Conflict from the Inside Out
Jessie Sutherland weaves community-based stories, scholarly research, and over 20 years experience of practice into this practical guide for leaders around the world.
Learn more about Jessie Sutherland, Intercultural Strategies, and the Belonging Matters framework and take your first steps towards building cultures of belonging.
Build Belonging From the Inside Out: online leaders' gathering
Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023 @ 12:00 PM Pacific (PDT)
Join fellow leaders in an energizing session to build belonging from the inside out. Learn how to BE the change while you facilitate change in your workplace and/or community.
Tools for Genuine Reconciliation PDF Bundle
Access our Tools for Genuine Reconciliation PDF handout collection so that you can avoid common pitfalls and instead anchor your approach with the essential knowledge and skills for success.
Culture of Belonging Temperature Check (Assessment Tool)
Take the Culture of Belonging Temperature Check to lay out your roadmap to address people problems effectively with greater impact, less effort and lasting results.
3 Strategies Every Leader Needs To Know To Facilitate Change
CHANGES IN PROGRESS
In this 60-minute complimentary webinar, learn about 3 strategies that will help you as a leader know where and how to focus your efforts in times of disruption and rapid change.