Onward designs and delivers innovative learning experiences that build personal and organizational capacity for change.
We embolden individuals and communities to dismantle systems of oppression, to be the change, and to build an equitable world.
creating a movement.
Onward — Toward Equity.
Our Pillars +
Systemic change starts with self-interrogation.
We create change from the ground up.
Bias and privilege can be hard to spot.
We hold space for diverse voices and perspectives.
Productive conflict helps us grow.
We teach people to sit and learn from discomfort.
Courage is the path to liberation.
We walk in our truths together.
from the Field
Travel & Experience
Nov. 2018—Aida Camp, Bethlehem, Palestine
This month has been a special growth opportunity. Traveling to a community experiencing their own growth and perseverance amidst a unique struggle. We’ve learned so much from the people here.
Oct. 2019—Washington, District of Columbia
We're working with a partner deepening their awareness of identity, bias, and privilege.
Jul. 2019—Little Haiti, Miami, Florida
Our work in Little Haiti focused on leveraging the arts so both learn and support the community. As soon as you walk into Little Haiti, you are reminded of the power of the arts in building a movement.
Apr. 2018—Peace House, Chicago, Illinois
We are reminded here that one person can make all of the difference. Shout-out to our partners at the Peace House, collaborating with community to drive change.