The Architects for Restorative Communities (ARC) Project is a trusted organizational effectiveness consulting firm, with a team of trainers that average 20+ years of experience advising clients within higher education, nonprofit, private and government sectors to achieve their vision of equity, excellence and inclusion.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide exceptional organizational effectiveness consulting by focusing on our six key services: leadership development, culture shifting, diversity and inclusion, performance measurement and improvement, budgeting and development, and human resource management.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be the leading consulting firm within the higher education, nonprofit, and government sectors. We strive to provide the highest level of management evaluation, leadership support and fidelity assessment to our clients.


"Since our relationship began with Dr. Best and the ARC Group, we have been able to trust Shawn to develop our global team of leaders from the C-suite to the newest team members to ensure they are equipped with tools in management, allyship and mitigating bias at Meta. We annually commit to growing our partnership with the ARC Group because of their talented team that has helped us facilitate over 500 workshops, and over 20,000 people. We feel confident that we have some of the world’s best communicators with Dr. Best’s team supporting our staff."

– Learning and Development Lead, Meta (formerly Facebook)

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