African Burial Ground
National Monument
Helping to sustain an important monument
Building a better tomorrow by coordinating
community centric planning sessions
Civic Engagement
National Museum of
African American History & Culture
Providing facilitation and documentation of a fastmoving
EIS process assuring broad civic engagement.
Consensus Building Instruction Acknowledging strong differences of opinion
while staying focused on data-driven project opportunities,
constraints, and tradeoffs.
Informational Planning
Sessions
Bringing communities together to discuss
the quantity, quality, and types of
development the neighborhood wants
to support in its neighborhood
Community Development Achieving sustainable community development
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About Us

JSA specializes in designing and implementing large and small group multi-stakeholder agenda setting and decision-making processes. Our niche focuses on using alternative dispute and conflict resolution techniques (fact-finding, facilitation, mediation, negotiation, consensus building, etc.) in public policy, civic engagement and organizational development processes related to achieving sustainable community development, environmental justice and smart growth.

In the Washington metropolitan region and throughout the United States, JSA has successfully helped implement numerous community visioning, waterfront, community redevelopment and transportation projects.

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Our impartial professionals design and implement:

  • Community Development Mediation
  • Civic Engagement
  • Public Policy Development Consensus Building
  • Strategic Organizational Consultation

OUR VISION
We envision the creation of technologically smart, culturally competent, environmentally secure, economically just, moral, humane “beloved communities” across the world.

OUR MISSION
In support of that vision, our mission is to help community and neighborhood residents, government agencies and developers reach just and sustainable agreements about land uses.

JSA’s unique niche focuses on using alternative dispute resolution techniques in public policy, civic engagement and organizational development processes related to achieving sustainable community development, environmental justice and smart growth.

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