Equity-Focused Facilitation

We work with businesses, non-profit organizations, service providers, and community-based groups to help them understand, evaluate, and discuss the equity-related issues that matter to them. 


Our Services Include:

  • Priority identification
  • Discussion facilitation
  • Custom-designed activities

See examples of our facilitation work below.

Pittsburgh Food Policy Council Retreat Facilitation

UrbanKind Institute facilitated a day-long Pittsburgh Food Policy Council Steering Committee meeting. Our synthesis report discussed how the group decided on the need for a local food action plan and presented recommendations to actualize such a plan.

Eva P. Mitchell Senior Apartments Engagement

UrbanKind Institute worked with Grau & Associates to develop and improve communication between the residents and the board of directors at the Eva P. Mitchell Senior Apartments in the Lemington neighborhood of Pittsburgh. While Grau & Associates worked with the board to improve its functioning and effectiveness, we worked with the residents to ensure that their concerns, needs, and interests were being met.

Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation Board Retreat Facilitation

UrbanKind Institute led discussions and activities during a day-long retreat for the board of the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation. As the main activity, the board participated in UrbanKind’s Prioritize & Compromise engagement tool.