Articles from CDS Consulting publications
Articles in Cooperative Grocer
Other works by Jamila Medley
She is Executive Director of the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance based in Philadelphia, PA and an independent consultant. Jamila believes in the importance of grounding her work in Principle 5 of the international cooperative principles - education, training, and information. Jamila’s expertise is critical for helping organizations evaluate their effectiveness and develop strategies and tools for making improvement and change. In particular, Jamila specializes in developing and facilitating leadership development workshops and trainings with a focus on examining participatory/democratic leadership principles and how to practice them. She provides coaching and facilitation support to groups, emphasizing the importance of making room for emergent strategies and adaptive systems that support group process, learning, and effectively navigating group dynamics. Jamila supports individuals in cultivating knowledge and competencies through train-the-trainer opportunities that make them effective at communicating the principles, benefits, histories, and potential in building the cooperative economic movement.