Let's co-design a future that works
for all. for our community. for the next generation. for our natural world.

We activate and sustain coalitions for change – across sectors, within communities, across generations, across divides.


Transforming health outcomes

in Tribal Lands, Del Norte, California


Looking to activate or re-invigorate an impactful coalition? Ask us about

Empathy-sparked Collective Impact

Looking to make change that is grounded in lived experience?

Human-centred Systems and Narrative Change

Looking to meaningfully engage with communities? Ask us about

Inclusive Community and Partner Engagement


Michelle Carrillo

Executive Director

Michelle Carrillo is a seasoned professional with 15 years of experience in the nonprofit, philanthropic, public health, outdoor education, and academic sectors. Michelle is recognized as a featured speaker and published author in the national philanthropic sector.

Leslie Tergas

Practice Director

During her 25-year career Leslie has applied her expertise in design thinking, design-led collective impact, systems thinking and innovation practice to diverse contexts, including social services, the primary sector, compliance organisations, biosecurity and education.


We are a dedicated force for system transformation, with a resolute and optimistic focus on enhancing the well-being of people and the planet.

Equity is at the heart of our mission.

Our work catalyzes generative collaboration, shared aspirations and pathways to implement change: narratives, services, systems, policies and capabilities.


Our clients are
partners in change for impact.

Let’s co-design a future that

works for all