Actualizing vision can seem overwhelming when trying to coordinate multiple interdependent variables. That’s where we come in! Through stakeholder engagement, action-oriented planning, and clear operational design, Collective Futures will support you in sustainably driving the next iteration of your mission-driven work.
Advance the capacity and learning of your team, Board, and other stakeholders. Sessions are interactive and customized to meet the unique needs and interests of your group.
Previous sessions include:
From Ally to Co-Conspirator: Leveling Up
Strategies for Cultivating Intentional & Effective Partnerships
Deconstructing DEI: Building and Sustaining
From conferences to campus events,
our keynotes will inspire and embolden your audience.
Sample topics include:
Women in Leadership: Fixing Each Other's Crowns
Meet Me at the Intersection:
Racial and Reproductive Justice
More Than Words:
Embedding an Intersectional Praxis in
Sexual Misconduct Initiatives
Create engaging and informative resources rooted in equity. Through stakeholder analysis and partner collaboration,
our work includes curriculum, toolkits, fact sheets, and media campaign consultation.
I learned so much and feel so prepared to deal with possible unexpected situations."
"This session helped me to better understand how to support survivors, and other important resources. I feel confident in being able to make a supportive environment in the classroom."
"Very concrete discussion and modeling of how to approach conversations."
- Teaching Assistants, University of Illinois
"Sarah played a critical role in facilitating a team of diverse, local stakeholders to develop the Organizing Change Retreat... she was instrumental in ensuring the curriculum was clear, engaging and impactful. Sarah leveraged strategic partnerships to ensure the program’s success. As a facilitator, she posed tough but inviting questions that invited students to reflect critically but act courageously."
- Associate Director, University YMCA
"I thoroughly enjoyed this session. As an education professional the points presented were very helpful for young and old alike. As I was sitting there as a divorced single parent recently getting back into the dating scene I saw many beneficial points
about the many abuses associated with dating. Very good presentation. Very beneficial."
- Educator, NEA Member
“I found the whole experience incredibly rewarding as we held eye-opening conversations about certain dynamics and experiences within Latinx households and relationships. Hearing other students voice their appreciation for holding space and being able to speak freely among peers only further encouraged me to pursue this type of advocacy."
- Student Co-Facilitator
“I cannot thank you enough for taking the time to present
and speak to us on Friday!
It had a positive impact on all
of us and it was very much needed for the office. We only wish we had more than an
hour to give you!”
- Student Affairs Professional
"I had the opportunity to work with Sarah over two years as she helped to develop resources for our collegiate members... She has always been incredibly easy to work with. I feel like she has a strong understanding of what our students are interested in talking about and really makes me feel better prepared to do the work that I do on a daily basis."
- Assistant Director, Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity, Inc.