SERVICES

Coalition-building

 Taifa and her team enjoy decades of experience bringing people with common interests together to work toward a common goal.  The Taifa Group will help you build a strategic coalition that brings key stakeholders together, unifies advocacy efforts, increases communication and information-sharing, forges alliances with key influencers, increases the impact of each organization’s efforts, and develops new leaders. We will effectively manage group dynamics and help to cultivate collective trust. TTG’s coalition-building helps you coordinate key advocacy partnerships that build a powerful foundation for optimum success. 

Convenings/Meetings 

 The Taifa Group can help plan, implement and facilitate strategic convenings and meetings to further your organizational or coalitional needs. We help you develop the issues and agenda, invite appropriate stakeholders being sensitive to critical diversity, determine strategy, and lead or manage sessions. Convenings can be either single-day or a series of convenings over a specific time period, encompassing meetings, briefings, conferences, salons, or symposia.  Let The Taifa Group manage your convenings for results-oriented optimum success. 

Government Relations

With long-standing experience in Washington, Taifa and her team will help guide your policy agenda, plan and develop your legislative strategy, provide congressional and executive branch advocacy, and connect you with key policymakers and staff. We help national, state and local clients raise their profile on Capitol Hill, and have a seat at key tables. We help draft testimonies and letters to the Hill, prepare witnesses for hearings and briefings, and build bipartisan engagement.  TTG’s government relations helps you better navigate the intricacies of the Washington political landscape for optimum success.

Retreat Facilitation

We custom-design creative and energetic staff and executive leadership retreats, specializing in gatherings advancing strategic planning, managing change, recommitment to mission, and “train the trainer.”  Our facilitation services include a curriculum tailored to your specific needs gained through tactical advance interviews to articulate goals and outcomes, identify roadblocks that prevent success, and determine a collective vision. TTG as your retreat facilitator will help refresh, reenergize and recommit your teams for optimum success. 

Strategic Planning

Whether you are creating a new organization, embarking on a fresh major venture, or conducting annual planning, The Taifa Group can help guide you through the process. We will discipline you to set priorities, establish agreement around outcomes, align resources and action with your mission, vision and strategy, and assess and adjust your organization’s direction in response to a changing environment. TTG as your strategic planning partner will help position your organization’s direction, philosophy and action-planning for optimum success. 

Trainings

The Taifa Group conceptualizes, develops and facilitates comprehensive trainings that meet your organizational or business needs. We use story-telling that centers the voices of directly impacted people. We use case studies that amplify how to use influencer engagement. We train how to build and maintain coalitions and strategic partnerships. We teach novice organizers the historical roots of today’s advocacy agendas.  We engage in the use of imaginative role play to solidify what has been learned.  Use TTG’s captivating trainings to bridge the gulf between policy, practice and personal experience for your group’s optimum success.