Jess Lettlaw

Leaders at the forefront of social change must be intentional about the way they approach, manage and respond to challenges. NEW’s organizational development experts can help focus your efforts and engage your team more effectively.

Whether we collaborate one-to-one, with your board or staff, or through a learning community, we can deepen the impact of your work.

Jess Letaw, Building Matters

There are always bumps in the road and lots going on, but we are now in a stable enough place to plan for the future in intelligent ways. NEW’s work helped us get over a very rough patch in our history so that it didn’t become the end of our story.”

Ang Adamiak, Executive Director
Arts & Scraps 



Relationships and shared experience are essential fuel for leaders who are often expected to have all the answers. NEW’s Leadership DELI, Champions for Change and other learning communities offer space to develop skills and discuss challenges with a diverse cohort of your peers.


Leadership, especially within our country’s cultural norms around individualism, can be lonely. It takes a village to lift leaders up, launch and support their dreams, and keep their concepts alive as they pivot and grow. NEW works with leaders one-on-one or in small groups to help them focus on their goals. We’re happy to serve as support and a sounding board to those who are leading through change.


NEW’s consulting services, in-depth workshops and tools can provide board members or trustees with essential information to support, strengthen and expand the work of these essential governing bodies.


NEW challenges you to envision a path from your organization’s current circumstance to your preferred future. With an understanding of your capabilities and needs, we co-create strategies for achieving both holistic and immediate shifts.


A thriving nonprofit honors each member’s experiences and ideas. NEW offers facilitation, training and coaching to help you address complex dynamics, build authentic relationships, champion equity and ignite cultural change. Our Centering Justice series honors and uplifts the voices of leaders of color as central pillars in change making.

Our Rates

NEW’s fees are based on your organization’s size and budget, as well as the scope of our work together. Contact us to discuss your needs.

Carrie Hammerman
Organizational Development Director at NEW



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