Learning for Action
Learning for Action (LFA) is a San Francisco-based consulting firm that provides the social sector (nonprofit, philanthropic, and public organizations) with evaluation, research, strategy, and capacity-building services. For over ten years, LFA has worked with clients to design, implement, and evaluate programs that create social impact. Our work focuses on a range of issue areas including, but not limited to: education, community development, juvenile justice, public health, reproductive rights, journalism, and immigration. Ultimately, LFA’s services support the work of the social sector locally, nationally, and internationally to address the needs of at-risk, low-income, under-served, and otherwise disadvantaged communities. Additional information about our innovative company—including our mission, vision, and values—is available at our website: www.learningforaction.com
LFA’s most important asset is its people. As such, LFA is committed to living our values as a company and invests in the leadership and professional development of our staff, primarily through job-based learning and growth opportunities. From professional development funds to our supervision model, LFA provides opportunities to ensure that each employee’s strengths are deepened, expanded, nourished, and utilized to enhance effectiveness in achieving our mission. We value a diverse workforce that is a microcosm of our communities and aligned with the social justice work of our clients. Our Cultural Humility Task Force is an internal workgroup dedicated to facilitating ongoing organizational learning and developing tools and approaches for keeping LFA’s work relevant and responsive to our clients’ diverse values and cultural contexts.
Our company thrives through our high-performing, team-based, participatory, and fun-loving work environment. To support employees, the Health and Wellness Committee supports the overall health and wellness of employees through a holistic, multi-faceted vision of health and wellness including: organizing social events; sharing health- and safety-related information; offering educational opportunities; and encouraging community building.