We Build Local Economy WIth Peer Support Services and Coalition-Building
United And Guided is a 501c3 organization dedicated to developing economic security and emotional wellness in traditionally underserved communities through education, service learning, and local ownership.
We recognize that underserved communities face large disparities in health, justice, literacy, and economic stability. To address these issues, United And Guided envisions a social enterprise that delivers career coaching, restorative justice, mental health peer support, and community development services to serve traditionally marginalized youth and families.
What Is Community Conflict Mediation?
Community mediation is a process in which trained, neutral volunteer mediators help participants communicate their concerns to each other, clarify options for resolution, and develop mutually acceptable solutions. Community mediation is voluntary, confidential, neutral, and less time-consuming than litigation and arbitration. Our certified volunteer mediators help resolve interpersonal misunderstandings in several types of scenarios including:
Collective Impact Consulting
For organizations who are ready to take a multi-sector, multi-cultural collaborative approach to attack large social issues that are byproducts of poverty such as, street violence, law enforcement injustice, and structural racism.
United And Guided uses a "Collective Impact" approach to address large social issues that affect our community. We serve as the "Backbone Organization", helping you:
1) establish a common agenda with your partner organizations, includes mission, vision, and values statements;
2) establish long-term, authentic communication within your circle partners via social media, virtual engagement; personal connection;
3) organize mutually-reinforcing activities among your circle to bring publicity and funding opportunities. to you and your partners; and
4) establish a shared metric for success in order to measure the social and economic impact of your collective activities.
Our Creative Team