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 Consult. Connect. Create.

The Taifa Group (TTG) is a dynamic social enterprise firm whose mission is to advance justice. TTG consults, connects and creates. 

We meet your challenges with passion, vision and expertise to further our joint goal to advance justice. The Taifa Group works inside the Washington, DC beltway as well as in communities across the country, and excels in linking grassroots advocacy with grasstops policymaking. 

We assess and engage immediate needs with a vision toward long-term transformative change. We bring imaginative solutions to meet your goals and cultivate new thinking and innovation.

 

We guide your corporate social responsibility using justice and equity perspectives that strengthen your bottom line.

We meet your challenges with passion, vision and expertise to further our joint goal to advance justice.

Nkechi Taifa 

About Founder & Principal

ENERGIZE. STRATEGIZE. ORGANIZE.

Nkechi Taifa is a visionary and seasoned professional with 40 years of experience as an accomplished justice system reform strategist, advocate and scholar. She is an exceptional leader who excels at advancing creative, cutting edge approaches that encourage out-of-the box thinking and action. The wealth of her experiences over the past several decades have allowed her to pursue justice from different vantage points – as a litigator, lobbyist, academician, advocate, policy analyst, community activist, convener, and grant-maker.

 

She values the importance of collaboration and has had remarkable success mobilizing coalitions, engaging diverse stakeholders and being resourceful in forging new alliances with key influencers. As founder and chief principal of The Taifa Group, Nkechi brings passion, vision, substance and core skills to meet client needs, and implements novel and innovative ideas and strategies that bring value to the Justice Movement and society as a whole.

The Taifa Group works inside the Washington, DC beltway as well as in communities across the country, and excels in linking grassroots advocacy with grasstops policymaking.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“I have known Nkechi for over sixteen years. She is a fierce and compassionate leader. She knows that winning hearts and minds is key to achieving the policy change we want to see. She thinks strategically about how to build coalitions and campaigns.  Nkechi has built trusted relationships with a wide spectrum of stakeholders advancing criminal justice reform and civil rights. And she has built lasting infrastructure and community among those of us pushing for justice reform.”

— Vanita Gupta, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights; previously appointed by Barack Obama as the
Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General
& Acting Head of the Civil Rights Division of the
U.S. Department of Justice