Who We Are

Our Values

We believe that transformative community planning requires a human-centered approach

We are dedicated to building resiliency, equity, and vibrancy in communities

We strive to be forward-thinking in our work, tools and assessment techniques

We aim to be collaborative, inclusive, and responsive in our work

We believe in the power of each voice and in providing a platform for meaningful conversation

We aim to build capacity and enhance the well-being of our clients and communities.

Dr. Cherie Enns, RPP


Dr. Cherie Enns, RPP, is a registered professional planner with a Ph.D. in International Policy and Programme Management, focusing on child rights. Dr. Enns brings over 30 years of experience in policy, planning and higher academic environments from teaching, administrating, policy writing, developing international partnerships, and conducting projects on several continents. Dr. Enns has completed a Ph.D. focusing on policy related to children and climate change, conflict, and pandemics through gender equality and children's rights lens. Her Ph.D. research has led to the published book Child Rights and Displacement in East Africa, which examines children's rights in the context of resettlement. Dr. Enns has built a strong, reliable network over her career, including collaborations with UN agencies, regional universities, and NGOs.

Yvonne Tagwireyi, LLM

Lead Consultant

Ms. Tagwireyi is a legal researcher and policy specialist with 15 years of experience in the child rights sector. Ms. Tagwireyi has a Master of Law degree focusing on Child Witness Law (i.e., Children’s Rights). She has extensive experience in international and regional child rights instruments, child-related laws, policies and strategies to promote and protect children’s rights. Ms. Tagwireyi is a member of the Experts Working Group on Children’s Rights and Business with the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC). As a consultant, she has led multiple projects focusing on child and youth rights for ACERWC, Save the Children ESARO, African Child Policy Forum (ACPF), Centre for Human Rights at University of Pretoria and African Court of Human and People’s Rights (AfCHPR).

Kristin Swardh, MSW, RSW

Lead Consultant

Kristin is a registered social worker with a Master of Social Work degree specializing in Social Justice and Diversity from the University of Toronto. Kristin has engaged in interdisciplinary social work practice for over eight years in child protection, gender-based violence and supporting achievements of social equality. Kristin's work has taken her across Canada, Central America and the African continent with work in government, academia and non-profit sectors to bring a social justice lens to projects or programmes. Her recent research focuses on the intersections of the child protection and immigration systems, as well as how youth use social media to engage with issues related to human rights and (im)migration.