Our impartial professionals design and implement:
- Community Development Mediation
- Civic Engagement
- Public Policy Development Consensus Building
- Strategic Organizational Consultation
We envision the creation of technologically smart, culturally competent, environmentally secure, economically just, moral, humane “beloved communities” across the world.
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.
The Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Replacement Project calls for replacing the 68-year-old bridge and reconstruction of the Suitland Parkway/I-295 interchange. The bridge has been classified as functionally obsolete and needs to be replaced due [...]
On Saturday, December 7, 2019, the DC Office of Planning (OP) and the DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will host experts to discuss how historic federal and local exclusionary and racially discriminatory land use policies created housing segregation and shaped opportunity across the District.
JSA's work with community leaders to discuss the future of Georgia Avenue NW in the DC area was recently highlighted in an article in DC Curbed Newsletter. Residents, civic organizations, and small businesses along [...]