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.
Utilizing dispute resolution techniques, JSA has developed and actively promotes transparency, openness and participation by all sectors of the public regardless of race, ethnicity, age, location or literacy level. JSA has excelled in delivering measurable civic engagement in simple and complex urban development projects.