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We partner with people and organizations who are committed to leveraging their leadership capacity through personal healing to create equitable and just communities and to transform our world.

What We Teach

Systems and institutions are made up of humans and in order to change systems, we must change humans. We believe we can transform society by providing people with the tools to heal from oppression and to build relationships based on trust and understanding.

  • WE CAN COMPLETELY HEAL FROM THE EFFECTS OF OPPRESSION

  • AUTHENTIC RELATIONSHIPS ARE ACTS OF REVOLUTION

  • LISTENING IS THE MOST POWERFUL POLITICAL TOOL
    *These core teachings were named by our mentor,
    Dr. Erica Sherover-Marcuse

  • ADULTISM IS THE TRAINING GROUND FOR ALL OTHER OPPRESSIONS

  • BLAMING PEOPLE FOR ACTING OUT THE EFFECTS OF OPPRESSION IS OPPRESSION
    *These core teachings were named by our mentor,
    Dr. Erica Sherover-Marcuse

  • ALL HUMAN BEINGS ARE GOOD BY NATURE

  • WE CURRENTLY HAVE ACCESS TO ALL THE TOOLS WE NEED TO END OPPRESSION

  • ALL PEOPLE ARE DEMEANED AND DEVALUED BY INSTITUTIONAL OPPRESSION

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WHAT WE PRACTICE

At LJIST we practice what we teach. We design our client relationships to embody our core teachings and our commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. We utilize innovative, collaboration-based project management tools and practice the same listening techniques we teach. We incorporate the latest research in adult learning, tapping into humanity’s playful nature to translate heavy concepts into tangible experiences using story-telling, interactive games, fun activities, and lots of color, texture, and music. We work together to design a process that truly meets your needs.

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“Nanci’s training, coaching, and facilitator techniques were warm, welcoming, inclusive, open, and objective. They provided a space where I could comfortably share my thoughts, feelings, and questions, and comfortably make a mistake and trust that I would not be judged. They brought great insights into issues of oppression and tangible tools to help work through internalized and institutional oppression.”

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