Sage Coaching, Training & Consulting
Sage offers trainings, facilitation, and consulting for groups, organizations, communities, and schools with a focus on wellness. Offerings include:
• Job readiness workshops for youth
• Support for LGBTQ Youth, Families & Educators
• Program development
• Develop Community Partnerships
Intuitive * Connector * Creative * Accidental Influencer
In my 25+ years of nonprofit work I have served in many roles, including operations director, program director, advocate, and trainer.
For the Family Partnership, I managed a statewide anti-violence program with a focus on LGBTQ youth, families and educators.
I was one of the founders and managers of the Minnesota School OUTreach Coalition, which serves LGBTQ youth, families and educators, and created the annual Q-Quest Youth Festival and Conference, which serves over 900 youth.
For Minneapolis Parks and Recreation I created and facilitated job readiness workshops at Powderhorn Park for youth ages 14-21.
For the Minnesota Trades Academy I worked with youth in a summer job readiness program and developed equity and wellness components.
For Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association I created and compiled content for the website of REACH (Racial Equity and Community Health).
For Wayside Supportive Housing I served as part of the start-up team for Supportive Housing that served women and children and created a recreation program.
For the Midtown Farmers Market I served as a host and provided marketing and promotion services as an accidental influencer.
I have served as a member of two Community Advisory Committees for Minneapolis Parks & Recreation.
I’ve been trained in Circle Process, nonviolent communication, and chemical dependency counseling.
Among my many volunteer activities, I was a radio producer and on-air host for KFAI Radio for 25 years, and I’ve been part of the community team for the May Day Parade and Festival, the Powderhorn Art Fair, and the Art Sled Rally at Powderhorn Park.
I’ve served on the boards of several organizations including Rainbow Families and the annual Empty Bowls event at Powderhorn Park.