Mattice Haynes is a certified coach, somatic healer, and master facilitator with twenty years of experience leading meetings, workshops, and planning processes. She is the Founding Consultant of The Art of Community, an Atlanta-based social justice consulting practice, whose clientele includes dozens of local, regional and national organizations. Mattice supports individuals and groups to boldly engage in the inner and outer work of cultivating their leadership to transform the root causes of injustice.
Mattice has facilitated dozens of large-scale, participatory processes designed to address a broad range of systemic issues. Some examples include large public engagements to facilitate Mayoral transitions in New York City and Washington, DC with a focus on community-police relations, and affordable housing; community conversations on mental health solutions in Sacramento, CA and Washington, DC as a part of a national dialogue; and a citywide community action planning process in Decatur, GA focusing on cultivating a more welcoming, inclusive and equitable city.
Mattice earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Public Policy from Georgia State University and is a Certified Professional Diversity Coach (CPDC).