Organizations working to improve communities have a big job. We're here to help, whether that means creating the right tool for the job or doing the heavy lifting.

    Education & training

    Build your capacity

    We develop educational materials and trainings on a wide range of topics, from grant writing and partnership development to tobacco and HIV prevention. We create communication plans, toolkits, and guidance documents. For organizations wanting to build in-house training capacity, we even offer curricula with visual-rich slides, in-depth scripts, and print-ready handouts. Materials are customized based on your goal and audience.


    Branding & marketing

    Build your movement

    We work with clients to craft the right message, brand, and plan for engaging their audience. Our team has experience designing and implementing marketing and outreach initiatives using evidence-based and innovative strategies.


    Program design & implementation

    Build your program

    We plan, we facilitate partnerships, and we educate communities and policy makers. Our team is willing to do the hard work necessary to achieve your goals.



    Meet the owners

    Brian Cody

    Chief Research Officer

    Brian Cody, MA, has worked in program evaluation, design, and communications for the last ten years. Brian’s graduate work was in organizational decision making, and he applies a sociological perspective when assisting clients. Brian works with organizations to implement programs and to increase efficiency and engagement.

    Dano Moreno

    Executive Director

    Dano Moreno, MSW, has more than a decade of experience working in state public health programs. His experience includes program and policy development and implementation. Dano enjoys helping organizations communicate and reach their goals. He has a particular interest in the role of empathy in organizational success.


    We're not your typical consulting company.

    • We're active. On a daily basis, our team leads successful partnerships and builds support for policy change. Whether planning, branding, or implementing a project, our work is informed by both our previous and current experience.


    • We bring subject matter expertise. We invest the time needed to understand the barriers and evidence-based strategies relevant to each project we take on. We do research, and we involve experts.


    • We use a human-centered approach. From the beginning to the end of a project, we engage and obtain input from key people. We are committed to understanding the needs of our clients and finding solutions that work.
  • TOBACCO 21

    Communities across the U.S. are raising the tobacco sales age to 21 (a policy referred to as Tobacco 21).

    Download our FREE advocacy toolkit.

    The toolkit contains materials to train advocates and engage policy makers, including a slide set, handouts, and social media images. The PowerPoint files can be adapted for your local, state, or national policy initiative.


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