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Equity & Inclusion Research & Consulting

  • Equity Audit/Assessments

  • Strategic & Master Planning

  • Change Management

  • Best Practices Research

  • Community Engagement

  • Curriculum Design

  • Employee/Inclusive Resource Groups

  • Professional Development Training

  • HR Policy & Compliance

  • 360 Assessments

  • HR Audits

  • Equity Audits/Assessments
    The Carter Development Group is an equity and inclusion research firm that conducts quantitative and quantitative assessments to identify trends of inequities within the workplace. Our research results into a strategic plan and change management approach for transformative workplace and community action. Our methodology assists entities 1) explore their intentions, 2) understand their stakeholders, 3) commit to inclusive community building, 4) take transformational action, and 5) manage change. Our process ranges from 6-18 months, depending on the needs of the city government, government agency, educational institution, non-profit organization, or corporate entity.
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Access, Respect, Belonging, & Social Justice
    Whether using the term JEDI, DEI, DEIB, DEIA, or DEIR, the Carter Development Group is equipped to address any aspect of the DEI spectrum. Racism, marginalization, oppression, and scarcity are all aspects of inequities and exclusion that needs an alternative dispute approach that manages, resolves, transforms, and prevents the conflicts that stem from discommunity building. Our firm conducts best practices studies, content analysis of policy and procedures, professional development training, curriculum design, and a review of Human Resource practices to develop a more equitable and inclusive workforce.
  • Human Resources Consulting
    Whether as part of our DEI assessment or as a stand-alone service, the Carter Development Group offers HR services, including staff professional development, implementing 360 assessments, developing affinity and employee/inclusive resources groups, best practice studies, policy and procedure reviews, and audits. Our HR consultants are certified by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Human Resource Standards Institute (HRSI). Services Policy Development and Review Compliance and Audits Employee Relations Investigations of Accidents, Employee Complaints, and Grievances Review of Counseling Actions and Progressive Discipline Exit Interviews Benefit Consultations Reasonable Accommodations (ADA & EEOC) Leave Administration Annual HR Related Training for Employees Organizational & Employee Development Diversity & Inclusion
  • Professional Development
    The Carter Development Group provides professional development training on a series of equity and inclusion topics. Topics include unconscious bias, micro and macro aggressions, understanding racism, power dynamics, persons with disabilities, social justice, and intersectionality.

What Our Clients Say

"The Ellison Model principles have helped me tremendously going up the ladder in my career. Part of the success in my career is the fact that I have a great deal of multi-cultural appreciation, as I deal with in my market segment which is culturally very international..."

Jenny Khol, Designer Account Executive for the Sherwin Williams Company

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