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MEMconsultants assures that program planning and evaluation is informed by best practices and evidence-based strategies by focusing on current research. We specialize in: youth asset development and youth leadership; social and emotional learning; the prevention of youth violence prevention, intimate partner violence, child and elder abuse; effective out of school time programming; and effective coalitions, networks and collaborations.
 
Program Evaluation – Guided by an empowerment evaluation or evaluation capacity-building approach, MEMconsultants provides tools for assessing the planning, implementation and self-evaluation of programs to foster success. We also implement evaluations that maximize research rigor given the level of resources an organization can dedicate to the project.
 
Organizational Assessment and Capacity Building – MEMconsultants reviews organizations using established tools that consider program management and evaluation, financial management, board operations, leadership, fund development and other important organizational capacity factors. We also provide technical assistance, coaching, training and more to enhance program impact and increase organizational sustainability.
 
Strategic Planning – MEMconsultants provides the structure, facilitation and objective leadership necessary for organizations to develop and implement blueprints for success. Additionally, we provide the assessment and support needed to help your organization identify and fulfill its mission and vision.
 
Facilitation and Training – Founder and Principal Consultant Mary Murray designs & facilitates board & staff retreats. She specializes in participatory decision-making processes that uncover the wisdom in the group and result in lasting agreements and easily implemented plans. As a former teacher, Mary delivers trainings informed by educational principles and learning theory.
 
 

testimonial

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From the start, Mary showed a clear understanding of our program and how it worked.  She helped us to see our organization from a fresh perspective and determine how we could grow successfully."

Bill Eisele, Program Developer
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