What is Inclusion?
Jack Pearpoint is an independent Canadian Publisher, management consultant and catalyst for Inclusion, Diversity, Teamwork and CHANGE!
Jointly with his wife and partner, Lynda Kahn, Jack does organizational strategic planning, organizational and operational consultation, evaluation, jointly designed learning and practice events, all in support of people with disabilities and their families, to engage in positive change that honours the gifts and contributions of all. Earlier, Jack, his late wife Marsha Forest and John O'Brien, collaborated to create several person-centered planning approaches such as PATH, MAPS and Circles of Friends. These planning approaches are utilized in organizational strategic planning as well as more individual planning. The collaboration continues now with John and Lynda.
Jack's forty years of organization experience include seven years in Africa implementing post-war reconstruction; sixteen years as President of Canada's oldest literacy organization, Frontier College; and nearly two decades as a full-time publisher and presenter.
Jack is the founding director of the Marsha Forest Centre: Inclusion, Family and Community and remains its Executive Director. Jack and Lynda Kahn work internationally and have expanded their network beyond Canada and the United States to include people and organizations in Australia, England, India, China, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Scotland, Uganda and South Korea.