Our Consultants

RoadMap is known for its high-quality consultants, as well as its relevant, innovative and passionately fun approach to the work.

We are network of nearly 90 capacity-builders who love what we do and are committed to staying rooted in social justice and movement building.  We strive to understand each organizations goals, strategies, structures and cultures in order to help movement organizations win in these tough political times. As such, we are able to engage deeply with clients to provide tailored capacity building that fits their needs and through a framework that both embodies and advances social and racial justice.

We have an average of 10 years of experience as consultants and coaches in the social justice field and many more years of experience as leaders of social justice organizations.  We bring a range of skills and a diversity of race and ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, and geographic backgrounds that is rare in the consulting field.

photo of Aaron Goggans, a black man with short dreadlocks, in a blue blazer, white collared shirt, glasses, and smiling
Aaron Goggans has over a decade of organizing, activism and transformation work guiding him in this work.  A decade of organizing has instilled in him the value of recognizing the… Read More »
“The term Social justice is not just a hip buzzword to me. Right out of college, when most grads are thinking about starting their careers, my life was about trying to keep my friends… Read More »
I am unashamedly a product of racially segregated school systems in North Carolina, except one year of forced busing for the sake of integration.  When my daughter was twelve and Read More »
“As a young girl I was always listening to my elders and parents.  Fascinated by the stories i heard, I began to document my community through photography, prose and poetry.  It was… Read More »
“I went to El Salvador, my mom’s home country, for the first time when I was 19. From my family, I learned about the devastation of the US-backed civil war, and the courage, tenacity,… Read More »
“As a child of the only Jewish family growing up in a small town in rural upstate NY, I quickly learned the painful lessons of anti-Semitism, racism and exclusion. This laid the groundwork… Read More »
“When I was 11, I crossed the border without documents. At the crossing, my brother was put in the front seat of the car and my mom and I in the trunk. When I asked why, I was told, “your… Read More »
“I grew up an able-bodied, middle-class, queer transgender man of color in an immigrant family in a farming & factory town in rural Illinois during the region’s transformation… Read More »
“I will never forget, as anyone wouldn’t, waking up on 9/11 to the horrific news that couldn’t be ignored. After the news sunk in, I then remembered being afraid to step foot outside… Read More »
“Growing up in Ecuador I saw both, extreme poverty and wealth first hand. I witnessed young children having to work, the abuse of domestic workers and the excess and greed of Read More »

RoadMap consultants work together to offer a wide range of tailored and integrated services including strategic planning, financial management, strategic communications, board development, fundraising, human resources/staff development and leadership transition. Read more about our services. We also work together to further our own learning and to share these lessons to advance the social justice sector.