To switch to a new customer relationship management system more oriented to decentralized engagement, develop a clear ladder of engagement for its contacts, and investigate a membership model tailored to serve both individual and organizational supporters.
To further operationalize the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition’s commitment to racial equity with a multiday training and facilitated follow-on sessions for the full national team.
To enable Massachusetts Farm to School, Farm to Institution New England, and Health Care Without Harm’s Healthy Food in Health Care Program to collectively deepen understanding and work toward the advancement of racial equity in their work.
To develop a fuller understanding of the issues of racial equity as it relates to the food system, craft a set of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) guiding principles that will inform internal and external operations, establish a plan to embed those principles into its day-to-day work, and institute a process to evaluate progress toward its DEI goals on an ongoing basis.
To develop a robust strategic plan to assess and guide the next three years of organizational work, form a leadership team, and develop a realistic plan for that team to continue this work beyond the initial strategic planning phase.
To update WE ACT’s website and undertake a message refresh.
To determine how best to leverage the human, financial, and other capital brought to it as a result of the merger with Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families and Mind the Store to achieve greater efficiency, maximize collective impact, and identify and fill resource gaps.
To explore a potential merger with a complementary organization and test the market viability of a new methodology to expand revenue streams.
To develop a succession plan and leadership development program to prepare the organization for an effective transition when the founding executive director retires.
To hire a consultant with expertise in the investment field to help develop strategies to raise additional revenue from that constituency.