Welcome to our blog!

This is a first post just to welcome you to our blog. We'll be posting lots more in the future, so stay tuned!

About Us

Intended Impact™ is an African-American, woman-owned, small business based in Slidell, Louisiana (just outside of New Orleans).

We are a culture-driven organization. Our values are the foundation of our work and included in every client engagement.

Our mission is to, “Empower the Systematically Oppressed and Excluded.”

We affirm that Black Lives Matter, and we support all marginalized, oppressed, and excluded communities including LGBTQ, Indigenous, Dreamers and Immigrants, Asian Americans and more.

Thanks for being here.

This is a safe space.

Dr. Dodie Arnold

As a mom, nonprofit founder, and entrepreneur, I’m passionate about leveraging my super powers to create a positive impact in our communities. I’m a passionate, multilingual, creative, public health professional with 20+ years of leadership in epidemiology, evaluation, and health policy fields. My work is centered in environmental stewardship, outdoor inclusion, and building wellness and capacity within systematically oppressed communities and organizations that serve them.