Organizations & Enterprises

Live & Learn benefits as a client of the Small Business Development Center at the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at California Polytechnic State University. The CIE offers services for startups and established companies, including expert counseling, and training. Business advisors help Live & Learn with planning, marketing, sales, government contracting, operations, and technology.

Under contract with the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, the California Association of Mental Health Peer-Run Organizations' (CAMHPRO)partnered with Live & Learn to develop methods to evaluate the impact of advocacy on mental health policy and services in the State of California.

Live & Learn advises Sage Surfer in pursuit of their mission of leveraging technology to build a healthcare system where every member of the care team has the whole story on the client's needs and treatment and where the client is at the center of the recovery plan, resulting in a world where no one suffers alone, and where help is available at the click of a button.

Live & Learn assisted the GOBHI Older Adult Behavioral Health Initiative/David Romprey Oregon Warmline Peer Team to identify instruments to measure and demonstrate impacts of the peer support relationship and recommend data collection protocol based on best practices in peer support research.

Shifa Consulting -- led by Leah Harris -- is a woman-owned microenterprise that provides training to social service agencies, peer-run programs, community programs, suicide prevention coalitions or nonprofits on trauma-informed practices, suicide prevention, and storytelling. Shifa provides expertise to Live & Learn on projects related to social justice activism, trauma-informed care, and suicide prevention. 

Intentional Peer Support LLC provides training in IPS -- a powerful framework for creating relationships where both people learn and grow together. IPS advises Live & Learn on projects related to peer support, peer respites, and social enterprise.