LTG Associates, Inc. is the oldest anthropology based consulting firm in North America. Founded by Cathleen Crain and Niel Tashima, LTG’s focus is on addressing continuing issues of access, appropriateness and quality of health and human services at every level, from local to international. It provides clients with timely, cost-effective, and customized support, from program design, to monitoring & evaluation, to policy research and development, using the tools of the social sciences and the unique perspective of anthropology.
The versatile interdisciplinary staff of LTG Associates has extensive community-based experience and social science research expertise both domestically and internationally. LTG is dedicated to providing consultation to enhance the quality of services to the greatest number of people with the widest impact and highest competency; assisting policymakers and donors to view client needs and services in relation to policy and funding; and, consulting with private sector providers and policy and planning organizations to improve program planning and affect how resources and opportunities are distributed.
LTG Associates believes in working as partners and brings the distinct vision of anthropologists to every project. We then incorporate contextualized views and actions of the various stakeholders into a cognitive whole and produce more successful results.