“An employee just came out as transgender. We don't have any policies on this, and I don't know what to do.”
— Human Resources Manager
Just Roots Consulting, LLC is a Certified LGBT Business Enterprise and anti-racist social enterprise that helps organizations be industry leaders in workplace equity, inclusion, and diversity.
Whether you're here because something's gone wrong in your workplace, or because you're ready to set a new high standard in your industry, we've got your back.
Our transformative consulting services will foster critical awareness rooted in anti-oppression principles and cultural humility, and elevate your institutional excellence through innovative models, frameworks, and tangible results.
Equity in action begins with knowledge, awareness, and mindfulness. We teach from principles of cultural humility and anti-oppression, and engage participants with interactive exercises and multimedia materials. All trainings are customizable. Our most popular topics:
Race Equity + Anti-Racism
Power, Privilege + Equity in the Workplace
Implicit / Unconscious Bias
Microaggressions + Bystander Intervention
Inclusive Leadership Training for Managers
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
LGBTQ+ Cultural Humility / Competency
Equitable HR Policy Development
Transgender Excellence for Employers
Equity Audits + policy refresh
We offer comprehensive reviews of any and all organizational policies, practices, and protocols. We apply an anti-racist and anti-oppression lens to your existing policies, procedures and protocols, conduct staff focus groups to deepen our understanding of how current policies contribute positively or negatively to your workplace culture, administer organization-wide equity assessments, and offer recommendations for how to move forward more equitably.
Just need a quick policy fix for now? We design policies for employers, school administrators, hospitals and medical providers that come with explanations and enforcement recommendations. Our most popular model policies include:
Anti-racist / anti-oppression personnel policies (e.g., hiring, retention, promotion, dress codes)
Sex-segregated facilities access (restrooms, locker rooms, etc.)
Non-discrimination / anti-harassment / anti-sexual harassment
LGBTQ+ inclusive health insurance plans and other fringe benefits
Transgender patient care
Creating safe school environments for LGBTQ+ students
Grant writing and development
Can't find what you need? Ask, and we will develop it.
No workplace is perfect, but sometimes things get too complicated or escalate to the point that outside help is necessary. That's where we come in.
If you are dealing with an employee or customer grievance of discrimination or harassment, we can help. Applying our intersectional, trauma-informed, anti-oppression perspective and utilizing conflict mediation techniques, we can help you resolve the immediate problem at hand, and work toward changing the workplace culture to avoid similar issues in the future.
Just starting out and need a solid foundation to build on? Time to refresh or re-imagine your mission, vision, and goals, and plan your next great chapter? We can help you:
Assess your current position through a lens of intersectional equity
Solicit and critically absorb constructive input from internal and external stakeholders
Declare your purpose, values, principles, goals
Develop an action plan and budget
Prepare a fail-safe plan to stay on course when adversity arises
Personal. Engaging. Dynamic. Inspiring.
We deliver trainings, speeches, guest lectures, and inspirational talks to audiences of all kinds -- children, teens, and seniors, attorneys and judges, medical and other licensed professionals, college students and military veterans, corporate executives and faith communities, politicians and grassroots activists, thought-leaders and change-makers.
Our message always centers power, privilege and intersectionality, covering a wide range of diversity, equity, and inclusion issues through a critical race, socioeconomic, disability and reproductive justice lens. Every talk is as unique as the audience, but always personal, engaging, dynamic, and inspiring.
CEO Milo Primeaux, Esq. talks to the New York Attorney General's Office about systemic suppression of trans representation and leadership in institutions that have influence and authority over trans peoples' lives. (1:51)
CEO Milo Primeaux, Esq. talks to the New York Attorney General's Office about intersectionality as a critical framework of analysis to better understand systemic privilege and oppression. (6:34)
ABOUT OUR FOUNDER
Emile ("Milo") Primeaux, Esq. is a queer transgender person (he/him/his), professional consultant, seasoned public speaker, and attorney at law. He is the founder and CEO of this consulting firm.
For more than 15 years, Milo has fiercely advocated for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and others in LGBTQ+ communities across the country. From grassroots organizing to overhauling corporate personnel policies to spearheading high-level statewide policy reforms, Milo has worked with and led people at every level of systems change efforts.
Milo draws upon his expertise to help you and your business, organization, or institution. No matter where you are in the process, Milo is uniquely qualified to help you raise your bar of excellence in serving LGBTQ+ people.