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Welcome

In a lifetime of advocating, Helen has learnt of the power of full and inclusive citizenship for all members of our community.

Helen’s work focuses on supporting the programs, the people and the organizations who are creating better systems and opportunities for vulnerable, excluded and underrepresented populations.


“I work at building positive, meaningful and sustainable systems through smart social policy and bringing people together to build strong and caring communities.”

-Helen Ries


Interview with the Photographer’s Daughter

My friend Susie Shapiero is very talented and creative. I first met Susie in high school and have since become re-acquainted after stumbling across each other in a local restaurant. We share more than our high school days, Susie is passionate about social justice,...

Innoweave Case Study in Constructive Engagement

This week Innoweave released a case study on the use of the Constructive Engagement process we used for the Coalition for Change to the Disability Gift and Asset Limits Initiative....