POLICY AREAS

Advance Consulting LLC serves clients who seek to improve the lives of children and families. Our work focuses on the following policy areas:

EDUCATION

  • Early Childhood
  • K-12
  • Higher Education

HEALTH CARE

  • Children's Mental Health
  • Women's Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Healthy Communities
  • Teen Pregnancy

HUMAN SERVICES

  • Economic Assistance
  • Child Support and Paternity
  • Child Welfare

COMMUNITY BUILDING

  • Restorative Justice
  • Problem Solving Courts
  • Employment and Training
  • Economic Development

SKILL SETS

Most of our projects focus specifically on work with low-income families, communities of color, recent immigrants and other English Language Learner populations.

Within these policy areas, the services we provide our clients are wide-ranging. Our most successful projects require us to use many of these skills:

COMMUNICATE WITH DIVERSE AUDIENCES

  • Writing and editing
  • Translating complex concepts into accessible formats
  • Briefing policy makers and citizens on complex or politically sensitive issues
  • Organizing and facilitating meetings

RESEARCH, ANALYZE & EVALUATE

  • Policy analysis
  • Evaluating policies and programs
  • Planning, organizing, conducting and analyzing focus groups
  • Secondary research

ADVOCATE

  • Educating policy makers, community leaders, and other stakeholders
  • Building and activating coalitions
  • Creating partnerships

DEVELOP PROGRAMS & POLICIES

  • Strategic thinking and leadership
  • Facilitating public involvement in program and policy development
  • Writing funding proposals
  • Implementing policies and programs

PLAN & MANAGE PROJECTS

  • Managing project timelines and budgets
  • Facilitating communication among multiple project partners
  • Planning events

BUILD CAPACITY

  • Board governance and development
  • Executive coaching