Our mission is to advance ethical leaders and build leadership capacity in order to create a more connected and inclusive community.
Our vision is an inclusive community where people of all backgrounds and circumstances participate in making their community more livable for everyone.
Test your ideas; learn from the experience; build upon small successes.
Identify, develop, and leverage the strengths of others to reach shared goals.
Whole System Thinking
View problems holistically; identify the various individuals, organizations and institutions that hold a piece of the solution.
Develop strong, trusting relationships by listening authentically, appreciating differences, and finding common ground.
Engage leaders across all levels and sectors in the community; orchestrate the conflict inherent in different perspectives in order to produce innovation.
Identify what behaviors are essential to your success and what behaviors need to be shed in order to be successful in new leadership roles.
Recent Blog Posts
C5’s First In-Person Work Day
First day of in-person work nerves: Picture this: It’s your first day of in-person work. You’re about to meet your co-workers who you’ve been working with for months virtually, but this time, in-person. It’s early and you can hear the birds chirping as you prepare for...
C5 Visits Propel Northside
The PreparationOur preparation for the Propel Northside Back-to-School Carnival started roughly one month before the event. Our team’s creative guru, Giselle, led a brainstorming process where we planned some potential carnival games that we could tie to COVID-19...
LCC Back-to-School Bash
There is a very distinct anxiety that bubbles up at the start of every new school year. With the world as we know it shifting to accommodate living during a pandemic, the worry has undoubtedly magnified. From the uncertainty of being in-person, the struggles that come...