Martha Collins

LEAD 180 Consulting, LLC


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LEAD 180 Consulting, LLC
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N79W12853 Fond du Lac Avenue
Menomonee Falls
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Company Profile

Company Overview
LEAD 180 Consulting is a consultancy firm dedicated to advancing public interest and building collaborative communities. LEAD 180 Consulting, LLC assist nonprofit leaders and organizations take small thoughtful steps towards bigger strategic change through mutually beneficial partnerships and relationships with competitors, collaborators, clients and communities.

We provide both one-on-one as well as team coaching to executives, staff members, and volunteers. Our work is centered on a commitment to transformation through the following steps: Lead, Educate, Act and Direct.
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Practice Areas (select top 3)
  • Board Support (Development, Governance, Retreats, Training)
  • Capacity Building
  • Policy Analysis and Advocacy
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Trinity Fellows Program (Marquette University)

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Speaker Bio
Martha Collins has dedicated her career to working with social justice organizations that focus on building power within marginalized communities. As a former project manager with a leading Wisconsin-based anti-hunger organization, she addressed food insecurity and increasing access to healthy, nutritious food by managing a modern, community-based, outreach program for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program better known as SNAP.

For the past decade, she has had the opportunity to collaborate and strategically develop several coalitions to help create public policy groundwork for advancing social and economic agendas. Martha also has extensive nonprofit advocacy experience in the areas of protecting work-family friendly policies, promoting an electoral process that is free, fair and accessible for all, and fighting for race and gender-based equity that benefits everyone in the community.

Martha is a Licensed Consultant with the Standards for Excellence Institute ®, a national initiative established to promote the highest standards of ethics, effectiveness, and accountability in the nonprofit sector. She graduated from Cardinal Stritch University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. She has also received a graduate studies certificate in Training, Facilitation and Consulting from the Center for New Leadership at Marlboro College in Vermont.
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Good Trouble: How to Advocate for Change - 3 part series
Topic 1 Description
Nonprofits have a responsibility to represent the interests of the people and communities they serve through public education, public policy advocacy, and by engaging in the public affairs of the community.

In this webinar you will:

* Brush up on your knowledge of what the law allows you to do in the public arena.
* Learn the dos and don'ts of advocacy.
*Examine real-life examples of nonprofit policy work.
* Explore ways in which you can engage in state and local policy work.

Join the conversation and learn some effective methods of public policy and advocacy through direct contact with decision-makers and through grassroots campaigns. Participate in some practical lobbying exercises to learn the legislative process and how to be an advocate for the community and people you serve.

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