- Recognize diverse worldviews
- Pay attention to developing quality relationships
- Foster a sense of belonging
- Build on the strengths of individuals and communities
- Encourage and teach values based problem solving skills
- Create capacity for self-organizing and leadership
Our Flagship Program: Finding Home™
The Finding Home™ Program is a problem-solving community development process that generates innovative self-organizing projects to address a community’s priority issues, such as newcomer integration, poverty, unmet housing needs, elder financial abuse and isolation.
Finding Home™ has a track record of engaging diverse communities, fostering a sense of belonging and forging lasting impact with exponential results.
Call us to learn about our Finding Home™ Program and our Facilitator’s Training at 604.879.2402
Customized Community Dialogues
We custom design and facilitate community dialogues to suit your unique needs. We have a track record of recruiting high profile speakers, engaging diverse participation, and forging lasting impact.
To learn more call 604.879.2402
Community and Stakeholder Engagement Consulting
We provide expert strategy, design and facilitation for effective community engagement & consultation processes. We specialize in multi-stakeholder decision making processes and have a track record of turning conflict into collaboration forging lasting outcomes with exponential impact.
To learn more call 604.879.2402
Leadership Development Training
We provide quality leadership development training on a variety of topics:
- Cross-cultural and values based problem solving skills
- Community Engagement
- Asset mapping and community development
- Fostering a sense of belonging
- Supporting change and transitions
- Designing Celebrating Success Events
Our book, Worldview Skills, provides a new framework for looking at large scale social change to create conditions for genuine reconciliation. We provide training, consulting and customized retreats to learn about this framework and more importantly to be able to apply the knowledge and skills to your unique context.
Read about our success stories and call us to learn more at 604.879.2402.
Jessie Sutherland was nominated for the 2014 Remarkable Women Project, celebrating reconciliation—honouring women who build understanding and empathy between people.
Jessie Sutherland’s passion for fostering reconciliation infuses all she does. An expert on reconciliation processes from around the world, she developed a framework for transforming Aboriginal – non Aboriginal relations to one of more understanding and empathy. Taught at all levels, Worldview Strategies shares practical skills and describes how to create conditions for reconciliation within individuals, families, communities and systems.
Inspired by her involvement with the National Day of Healing and Reconciliation, Jessie spearheaded a national public conversations project on Aboriginal – non Aboriginal reconciliation. She also developed a cross-cultural skills workshop for student exchange programs between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities used to prepare 20,000 students annually.
Jessie works with youth, seniors, and leadership to promote inclusion, compassion and cross-cultural understanding. By enhancing dialogue and capacity-building at the local level, her Finding Home initiative contributes to laying the foundation for societal reconciliation. This Vancouverite is making a difference!success stories, blog and testimonials to find out how Jessie Sutherland is making an impact.