With close to three decades of experience cultivating liberatory education initiatives in the United States and around the world, Susan Wilcox launched SEW Consulting to collaborate in the creation of humanizing pedagogy and practice. Using education as a tool for knowledge, social, creative, and spiritual development, SEW works across disciplines, settings & issues. Below are examples of this work. 

Leading staff of the arts organizations, DreamYard Project and Cool Culture, in the development of a social justice framework and rubrics for evaluating participant outcomes and staff pedagogy


Working with staff to design and implement comprehensive learning and assessment practices for the Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity (focused on program appeal and impact, staff performance review, database development), and guiding development of organizational infrastructure (such as governing by-laws, staff guide, meeting and archiving processes)  

Facilitating staff retreats for the Brooklyn Museum Education Department, Groundswell NYC and NYCoRE (New York Collective of Radical Educators)

Developing organization, evaluation and staff development strategies for Nneka Youth Foundation (Afienya, Ghana) and creating accompanying protocols and handbook


Evaluating the educational model of Teachers & Writers Collaborative toward guiding the articulation of its core values and best practices

Evaluating the School Development Program (James Comer) implemented in five New Haven, CT Public Schools

Organizing/coordinating a convening of youth organizing groups from Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South Africa and United States for The Atlantic Philanthropies


Researching New York City community organizations serving girls and young women using a grant from The Robert Bowne Foundation


Co-creating/facilitating the Youth Organizing Institute for NYC public high school students working on school reform on behalf of the Institute for Education & Social Policy


Conducting mixed research methodology for Children’s Television Workshop


Developing youth organizing curriculum for a New York City public high school


Creating a visual arts component for an elementary environmental education program run by Goddard-Riverside Community Center

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