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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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22Mar 2017

Closing the Loop on Racial Reconciliation

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He felt attacked, and says so, specifically choosing the word to convey his strength of emotion. Yes, he felt personally attacked. But A.W. “Buster” Lewis also felt that R.E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church in Lexington, Virginia–his parish–“as I knew it, was being attacked and that we needed to do something about it.”