Working to create equitable practices, policies, and mind-shifts for your company.
We guide corporations to examine their work through a race equity lens by providing training, coaching, and technical assistance. Our work enables organizations to create equitable practices, policies, and mind shifts. Our mission is to aid you in creating a safe, just, and inclusive anti-racist organization.
Are you ready to bring a Racial Equity focus to your work? Curious about how you can become more skilled at talking about Equity? Want our team to help train your business?
Set up a 30-minute consultation to determine if we are a good match. If so, the next steps include identifying a coach whose background and availability works with your intentions and schedule.
We look forward to collaborating with you.
Inquiry-based coaching to help companies reinvent their work culture. Using culturally-relevant leadership combined with expertise from a racial equity framework. Let's work together to uncover core issues, implicit bias, and false narratives. Results will include new practices, actionable strategies, and communication reflective of a cultural shift.
Sessions are confidential, and grounded in trust.
We offer a collection of interactive training for those who wish to sharpen their skills and strategies to address structural racism and advance racial equity. Topic samples include:
Intro to Race & Racism, Building equity into the workplace; and Bias in the workplace. Should your company want a deep dive into the work we offer a 12 month Race Equity Culture Shift series.
We bring a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; vast sector-crossing networks; shared passion for purpose-driven work; and relentless dedication to our clients.
We deliver measurable results; identifying, curating, and supporting individuals who truly fit the unique commitment to moving to action. Our work transforms the culture of our clients and ensures they have the strategies to support change.
Kameisha L. Bennett has spent her career focused on health, race, gender and social justice. She has taken on the role of student, teacher, trainer, researcher, analyst, writer, advocate, and leader. Her experience includes research, development, training, and technical assistance. One of her greatest strengths is guiding organizations in addressing challenges and working to implement sustainable and effective solutions. She has vast experience in social and health equity, conflict analysis and dispute resolution, mental health, substance abuse, and misuse, sexual health, and health disparities.
Betsy Griffith is a historian who teaches the past to improve the future. She was a nonprofit executive at Monticello, the Phillips Collection, and National Public Radio; dean of the MBA Evening Program at Georgetown University; and a partner at Venture Philanthropy Partners. She has an MBA from the University of Virginia and a doctorate in Liberal Studies from Georgetown University. She has previously taught history for adult learners at Georgetown’s Liberal Studies program, the Smithsonian, and on shipboard with Viking.
Founder of Kindall Evolve Consulting LLC where she helps driven, committed executives build cohesive teams that thrive. A born go-getter, Jackie’s greatest satisfaction is witnessing the transformation that takes place as her clients and their teams enjoy the accomplishments and accolades of working as one to surpass their goals.
Robyn provides finance and administrative support to Equity Through Action’s leadership team. Robyn is a native Hoosier from the great state of Indiana and has worked in the nonprofit community for several years. She received a BS and an MS in Human Development and Family Studies and Housing, respectively, from Iowa State University. Robyn developed a strong sense of devotion for the nonprofit sector and believes this work serves a greater purpose.
Paige Robnett is a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) Consultant known for turning ideas into action. Paige’s expertise lies in solving complex problems, building bridges across differences, and leading large-scale organizational change. After starting her career in the women’s advocacy and leadership space, her relentless drive for justice in the workplace drove her to pursue a career in DEI. Her infectious enthusiasm and compassionate approach with clients allows her to authentically connect with leaders while holding them accountable.
Cheyenne Taylor, M.A., Organizational Management - Director of Business Relations
Cheyenne Taylor is responsible for the project management and client relations at ETA. Born and raised in VA, Cheyenne spent the early years of her career in nonprofit fundraising, honing her skills in proposal writing, donor relations, and event management. She obtained her BA from Norfolk State University and is currently pursuing her MA in Organizational Management. She takes pride in being an incredibly efficient leader, team player, and being a part of promoting social change. Her work is guided by her personal core values of kindness, excellence, and truth. Cheyenne believes the first step to solving any problem in the workplace and beyond is learning how to treat one another.
C. Marie Taylor is a race equity consultant who works with companies interested in changing their work environment to become a safe, inclusive, and people-focused space.
C. Marie believes we can reimagine a workplace that sees the full value of Black, Indigenous, Latino, Asian, other people of color. She knows when this intentional work is done, innovation ignites, authentic personal relationships are formed, and productivity and morale rise. Recently, C. Marie created a new leadership training program that increased civic engagement and increased revenues by thirty-five percent.
Juan has been involved in administrative programming and community-based work for over a decade. He joins the team with experience in program development and building partnerships. Born in Honduras, raised in Maryland, and with a studio art and art history education, he brings a cross-cultural and creative lens to the table. He understands the importance of equity, making space, and being open to different approaches. Juan invests his time and efforts in work that is inclusive, meaningful, and promotes connectedness.
Ben is the Pastor of Dignity, Inclusion, and Belonging for Cross Community Church and the Founder and Executive Director of the non-profit, Cross Community, Inc. Over the past 20 years, Ben has been a leader in the faith community from start-ups to multi-million dollar organizations. His leadership experience has honed his passion and skills in shaping inclusive organizational culture, building community enterprise, and implementing equity-based action strategies. Ben obtained his Masters of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary in California. Ben is a sought-after speaker and panelist who serves as a grant advisor for the Mid-Atlantic Food Access and Resilience Coalition and is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church of America.
90 -Minute coaching sessions
Utilizing research and best practices from organizations at the forefront of race equity and justice to initiate dialogue with your team/individuals invested in the organizational change.
Explore the definition of implicit bias and how it impacts workplace interactions and decisions. Additionally, through an understanding of personal biases, participants will learn to make more informed decisions to prevent workplace harm and discrimination.
Moderator-led sessions will be conducted via a town hall environment. Participants will engage in facilitated conversations, allowing for honest dialogue regarding the work environment through an equity lens.
Learn how to build and leverage emotional intelligence to achieve race equity. Participants will gain practical strategies to build their EQ (self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management) skills to further the organization's race equity initiatives.