JHG Consulting Network, Inc. offers specialized management consulting and heritage conservation services that address social, cultural, health and justice issues, challenges and opportunities. We work with governments, non-governmental organizations, societal and cultural institutions, academic institutions, and private sector interests. We undertake small-scale projects on specific topics that address specific challenges; and we also contribute to large-scale, multi-faceted initiatives.
Collaboration is a fundamental part of everything we do, in all areas of our service offering. We work together with clients, their partners and stakeholders in balanced, engaging and constructive ways. Our experience working with diverse populations from different walks of life underpins our approach. We listen and seek to deepen understanding. We value the lived experiences of people and organizations. We use creative ways to share ideas and technical knowledge …Read More
JHG’s Specialized Management Consulting team recently completed a participatory, collaborative evaluation of the Canadian Ethnocultural Council’s Hepatitis-C and Other Related Communicable Diseases in High-Risk Immigrant Communities Project. Through this evaluation, we had the opportunity to engage with the CEC, its project partners and trainers, in the evaluation design, implementation, reflection and analysis. Wanda Jamieson, Amy Knobelsdorf and Jessica Gustafson would like to thank the Canadian Ethnocultural Council, the Project Advisory Committee and the Lead Trainers and Workshop Participants for their engagement in and contribution to the evaluation process.
For more about the project, see: http://www.ethnocultural.ca/hepc/about-project
Check out this snapshot of some of our recent projects:
Our Work with the Canadian Public Health Association Core Competencies in HIV/STBBI Prevention Project
This project was grounded in a determinants of health perspective and deepened insight on factors that contribute to vulnerability of HIV/STBBIs (Sexually Transmissible and Blood Borne Infections) and engaged organizations, service providers, populations at risk in five urban communities and several communities in rural and northern settings. The resource tools include: core competencies for STBBI, and STBBI health equity assessment and will aid in public health prevention practice related to STBBIs.
Wanda Jamieson will be participating in the Business and Community Engagement Forum at Carleton University, September 9th – 10th, 2014. The event is expected to be a dynamic forum for exchanging insights on business-community collaboration. We are looking forward to continuing to build on the collaborative research and experiences of the Sustainable Communities Initiative. Wanda looks forward to furthering JHG’s work on engaging community members in developing successful and sustainable community initiatives; as well as youth engagement and experiential learning approaches to building community leadership.
Michael Harrington of JHG’s Heritage and Conservations Services, is just back from a 3-day Caring for Totem Poles workshop following a symposium Poles, Posts and Canoes: The Preservation, Conservation and Continuation of Native American Monumental Wood Carving, hosted by the Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve in Tulalip, Washington, USA.
Michael joined forces with Andrew Todd of AT Conservators Ltd., and master carver Felix Solomon to create a hands-on workshop that explored both traditional and museum-based approaches to the upkeep of totem poles. Over thirty curators, conservators and collection managers traveled from Alaska, Canada, the Eastern United States , California and Great Britain to participate. All were warmly welcomed by four carvers from the Tulalip Tribes.
In addition to learning about the technical aspects of the …Read More
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