OD for the People

helping you create

a better place to

learn, work, organize

OD for the People is an organizational development practice that goes beyond providing diversity trainings, facilitating the launch of new projects or leading interventions to raise your productivity. Our goal is to help you become the very best you can be. We believe that happens when there are processes and practices in place that are on the cutting–edge. OD for the People will help you explore the innovations needed to create transformative change that will take your organization or business to the next level. OD for the People will help you create a better place to work, learn and organize.

Our Core Values:

  • Innovative services tailor–made to each organization's needs
  • Transparent processes, fearless facilitation and honest communication
  • Utilization of a socially conscious and anti-oppressive analytical framework
  • Striking the right balance between clinical practice wisdom and the latest research data

Our Services

OD for the People is an organizational development practice that provides change management services for non-profits, educational institutions and small businesses.

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Conference, Staff Retreat & Special Event Planning
Diversity Training & Cultural Competency
Harm Reduction Services & Clinical Practice
Organizational Development & Strategic Planning
Public Policy & Community Organizing
  • Conference, Staff Retreat & Special Event Planning

    Creative and innovative event planning by seasoned professionals
    • Conference and Large-Scale Event Planning
    • Group and Workshop Facilitation
    • Press Conference Planning , Media Strategies Development and Training
    • Staff Retreat Planning and Organizing
  • Diversity Training & Cultural Competency

    One-on-One or group consulting for managers and front line staff on the best practices for cultivating a culturally diverse and competent environment.
    • Diversity-Related Executive Coaching & Leadership Development
    • Cultural Competency Consulting & Training using an Anti-Oppression Intersectional Social Justice Framework
    • Lesbian Gay, Bi and Trans Cultural Competency Training & Community Building Strategies
    • Racial Justice & Awareness Training
    • Transgender Community Inclusion (General)
    • Transgender Community Inclusion Strategies for Gay Male organizations
    • Transgender Community Inclusion Strategies for the Women’s Movement
  • Harm Reduction Services & Clinical Practice

    Strengths-based clinical assessment and programming for under-served communities. Specialized expertise in the program development for active drug users with mental health conditions.
    • Counseling Services using Harm Reduction Psychotherapy
    • Harm Reduction Cultural Competency, Program Development and Outreach Strategies
  • Organizational Development & Strategic Planning

    Conscientious assessment, planning and facilitation to bring about system-wide cultural changes within your organization.
    • Conflict Resolution & Team Building Facilitation
    • Program Design & Organizational Change Management
    • Health and Wellness Initiatives for Social Service Agencies
    • Staff Morale Assessment & Team Building Facilitation
    • Strategic Planning
    • Vicarious Traumatization & Anti-Burnout Strategies
  • Public Policy, Campaign & Community Organizing

    Comprehensive constituency and social justice campaign development.
    • Economic Justice & Anti-Poverty Campaign Strategy Development
    • Multi-Issue Coalition Organizing & Campaign Building
    • Social Media Strategy and Campaign Planning Development

Imani Keith Henry, MSW, MPA

Principal, OD for the People

  • Over 20 years experience as an organizer and political activist committed to social justice and change. Nationally known for coalition building among communities of color, women’s, immigrant/migrant workers and lesbian, gay, bi and trans, political movements.
  • Clinically trained and philosophically rooted in the client-centered modality of Harm Reduction Psychotherapy. Specialized expertise in the development of programming for active drug users with mental health conditions.
  • Over 20 years of administrative, program management and leadership experience. Directed and supervised HIV prevention street outreach initiatives in the cities of Boston and New York. Overseen the daily operations for drop-in centers and psych-social clubhouses. Developed programming, training curriculum, and outreach strategies geared towards marginalized communities.
  • Keynote speaker and guest lecturer at over 30 conferences, festivals, and colleges across the US, and within the Caribbean, Canada, Europe and Asia.


These are only some of the clients we've had the wonderful pleasure of working with.

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