Intentional Social Interaction Delivers
Relational challenges require relational solutions. Intentional Social Interaction (“IZI”) is Marnita’s Table effective proprietary experience engineering model that helps individuals, businesses, NGOs and government agencies build bridges of understanding across difference.
We provide practical tools, techniques and experiences for you to build sustainable community engagement, leadership and collaboration across race, class, culture and other means of self-identity.
We’ve welcomed over 200,000 people to IZIs since 2005.
Our communities are still reeling from the isolation driven by COVID. Every day we receive calls from states, cities, counties, businesses, nonprofits and community members asking how they can build bridges instead of barriers in their own communities and companies! If you are interested in learning about how to heal from trauma as a community or you want to authentically come together across difference. Get Ready! In the coming six months we will feature a host of new training, team building and experiences uniquely designed to say YES to our communities! If you are thinking about how to have honest conversations about U.S. history, Or how to come together solve the everyday challenges so many of us are confronting. Whether you, your organization or your community are looking to become more equitable it is imperative to have meaningful and effective conversations in order to build trust.
IZI Delivers 3 Hardwired Human Needs
Participants say they feel safe(r) to bring their whole authentic selves and their personal stories and needs during d/IZI.
Participants say that they feel that they are engaging in something important and meaningful that improves their own health and well-being, as well as provides tools to practice and improve critical 21st century skills: cross-cultural curiosity, empathy, humility and through both IRL and digital experiences of IZI.
Participants frequently say that they feel for the first time that they truly belong and are a part of their community.
We’ve got big things coming in 2023 so stay tuned!
Marnita's Table is a 501(c)3. Our 18-year old organization seeks to close gaps across difference through making Intentional Social Interaction (“IZI") / Digital Intentional Social Interaction (“dIZI”) the new pattern for society where Indigenous; Black and brown people; the disenfranchised; the poor; the LGBTQ+; those from historically and currently pushed to the margins communities; the traditionally unheard and excluded are actively and intentionally included and valued at the policy-making and resource-sharing table.