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We're a values-driven consultancy.

We support emerging organizations, activist groups, charities and community groups by combining our experience and expertise with theirs, as we work together to solve problems, seize opportunities and make change happen.

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How We Work.

We recognize that every project, situation, campaign and initiative is different, so we approach each with the uniqueness and curiosity that they deserve.

As part of our organizational commitment to reconciliation and mending relations, 1% of the revenue from all projects are donated to The Circle on Philanthropy, an organization focused on advancing a future that increases Indigenous led solutions for systems change and increased equity, justice and self determination.

We are committed to supporting emerging leaders and under-resourced groups, so each year we allocate 5% of our billable hours in that year to providing pro bono support and coaching to emerging leaders and under-resourced groups the following year.

Our Vision

A more just and equitable world

Our Mission

We work to advance equity, justice and social impact through collaboration with non-profit organizations, grassroots groups, charities, activists, local leaders, community groups and policy makers

Our Values

We are committed to equity and justice

 

We believe that reconciliation and mending relations with First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples is our collective responsibility and requires specific and ongoing action by us all

We believe that joy is important and should be prioritized

 

We are committed to a culture of curiosity

We are life-long learners and unlearners

 

We are committed to being courageous 

 

We believe that a better world is possible

Co-Founders

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Co-Managing Director 

Paul Taylor (he/him)

Paul Taylor is a long-time activist, non-profit leader, educator, media commentator, and a co-founder of Evenings & Weekends Consulting.

 

For the last several years, he has also taught in the areas of organizational leadership, people resources and fundraising at Simon Fraser University.

 

From 2017 to 2023, Paul served as the Executive Director of FoodShare Toronto, Canada’s

largest food justice organization. At FoodShare his leadership was consistently recognized for

inspiring adoption of equity-focused people policies and practices in organizations well beyond FoodShare. Paul’s experience includes Executive Director roles at Gordon Neighbourhood House and the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House.

 

Paul has also chaired the British Columbia Poverty Reduction Coalition, served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and as Vice-Chair of Food Secure Canada.

 

He has written several op-eds on leadership, the non-profit sector and various social issues. In 2020, Paul was named one of Canada’sTop 40 under 40, one of Toronto Life’s 50 Most Influential Torontonians and voted as Best Activist by Now Magazine readers. 

 

When not at work, Paul is almost always found in the kitchen, on his bike, in a good book or at a

local protest.

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Co-Managing Director 

Laëtitia Eyssartel (she/her)

Laëtitia Eyssartel is a co-founder of Evenings & Weekends Consulting, and comes from a mixed professional background in science, engineering and project management.

She has over 10 years of experience working in the non-profit sector and has focused her career on leading projects and initiatives to increase organizational impacts and financial sustainability, while supporting individuals and teams navigating organizational change.

From 2017 to 2023, Laëtitia was a Senior Director at FoodShare Toronto, Canada’s largest food justice organization. In her role, she provided strategic leadership and support in areas of food distribution social enterprises, risk management, human resources, organizational structure, health & safety, facility management and IT.

 

When not at work, Laëtitia can be found outdoors with her son and partner, or enjoying some delicious food with her family and friends.

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