Diversity, equity and inclusion consulting
Allyship training and development
Anti-racist organizational development
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Growing diversity, equity, and inclusion for your business or organization is a lot like cultivating a beautiful garden. It takes work and care to ensure that everything and everyone thrives, but amazing things can blossom if you have a gardener to help you cultivate connections and grow relationships.
That's what we do. With tailored equity and inclusion programs, allyship training, and organizational development consulting with an anti-racist lens, we help you create a vibrant culture so that diverse talent can blossom.
We plant trust and grow relationships. Showing Up Better is a 6-week allyship training course for individuals who want to grow their racial justice work. Allies Everywhere is our scalable diversity consulting package for small to medium sized businesses that want to cultivate diversity and inclusion, nourish organizational culture, and see innovation thrive. Both programs focus on three areas:
Terra Firma Cultural works with you no matter where you and your organization may be on the journey to a diverse and vibrant culture. Our tested strategies grow cultures of community, connection, and creativity that attract top talent and fill your leadership pipeline.
It takes more than just careful recruitment to build a flourishing culture in which talent blossoms. Like a gardener, Terra Firma Cultural works with you to create tailored programs to help you and your whole organization thrive.
There is no, single right size or right style, but there is always space to allow diversity to flourish. Therefore...
Before founding Terra Firma Cultural, Dr. Jo Burkholder, PhD. spent more than 20 years exploring cultures all over the world and creating programs that engage and connect people with themselves, their organizations, and each other while consulting for local and national organizations, small businesses, and policy makers. She learned allyship training by working with some of the most consistent, effective, sustained anti-racist activists around. Now, through the diversity consulting and allyship training of Terra Firma Cultural, she makes that expertise available to you create amazing organizations where people work, live, and grow.
Our best value with enduring results for allyship training, diversity consulting, and anti-racist transformation
This 6-week allyship training program brings together people who want to show up better in the struggle for racial justice. Participants meet weekly for in 90-minute sessions where they build
A great way to build your allyship before bringing a larger diversity consulting package to your organization.
Our tailored diversity consulting and allyship training program serves you and your employees, volunteers or members for 6 to 12 months as you grow organically towards your organization's cultural goals. A combination of monthly meet-ups and 1:1 coaching engages people with proven social science methods that build awareness, empathy, and actionable strategies for change in the whatever work you do.
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Dr. Jo Burkholder, PhD. has more than 20 years experience supporting people who want to find courage, find their place, and leave a legacy by making the world better. If group allyship training programs are not the right fit for you, 1:1 coaching and strategy consulting is available on an hourly basis. Want to make a change to your personal life? Jo can apply her diversity consulting principals to help you on your journey.
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Bring Principals of Allyship Training and Diversity Consulting to Your Business or Organization and Plant Seeds of Transformation
Book a free 30-minute consultation with Jo and explore how her approach to diversity consulting and allyship training can help you transform the places you work live and play. If you have been wishing for a more vibrant garden of colleagues, family, and friends, stop wishing and lets find a way to plant the seeds of the change you want to see. Book your appointment here
Whether a single community-growing activity or something larger, we develop workshopsvto fit your business or organization. Options range from 45-90 minute mini-workshop, half-day and full-day workshops, multi-day retreats, or a "series of fortunate events" (workshop series). We apply tested principles to help you break down communication barriers, deepen personal connections, create intentional workplaces, and reinvigorating your mission, vision, and values.
Let me inspire and inform your organization about effective allyship, gender and racial equity, and how to break barriers, deepen connection, and strengthen community.
OR, let's explore how my story can bring something exciting to your group. I am happy to share how my personal journey through Anthropology and Archaeology led to my work in diversity consulting and allyship training, and my mission to create beautiful, well-nourished talent gardens everywhere.
Want allyship training or diversity consulting for yourself or your organization and worried about pricing? Schedule a free consultation and we can talk about educational, non-profit, and my "friends and allies" referral rates.
Send us your email and we'll let you know about talks, workshops and webinars where you can explore our diversity consulting and allyship training principles. Join us and let's sow a seed of change together.