Best Starts For Kids

Emerging Design Consulting has been in business since 1998, supporting community-based groups to serve their own communities.

We invest in the communities we reach - in community engagement:

Our Team

Bonnie Olson
Bonnie Olson

Expertise in capacity building and strategic planning, coaching, project planning, budget design, including grant writing. Able to help you translate your strengths and your community approach into grants language fore successful funding. Grounded in local multi-cultural communities from a lifetime of living and working with communities of color, immigrant and refugee groups.

  • experience with early childhood education, school-age services,
  • Mora Uch
    Director of Multi-lingual Community Engagement

    Expertise in budgeting, design of deliverables, setting goals and project schedules, grants management. Grounded in Cambodian community and work with a wide variety of Asian immigrant communities.

    • Work with early childhood education, curriculum design
    • Community support services, immigrant and refugee services
    Kevin Baker
    Kevin Baker
    Consultant Associate

    Expertise in training and facilitation, culturally responsive education, African-centered education and culturally responsive approaches for African-American culture, program design and leadership.

    • Local community leader in racial equity initiatives in education
    • Work with youth leadership, mentoring, and parent engagement