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Cedar River Group creates uncommon partnerships between our team of seasoned public policy experts and leaders in the diverse communities of the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

We help clients…

Bring together public and private sector innovators, local communities and government agencies to do jointly what none can do alone.

Work through thorny issues, resolve disputes and engage stakeholders to find durable solutions.

Conduct strategic planning, develop grassroots outreach, facilitate group processes, launch new initiatives, and manage projects  to reach their aims.

Build public will, write grant proposals, and develop communication materials to garner support.

Project updates

Cedar River Group served as the facilitator for two Community Advisory Committees appointed by the Mayor of Seattle to advise in the search for the departmental leader of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and of Parks and Recreation. Each Advisory Committee developed selection criteria that informed the search process. The Mayor named the new SDOT Director in July 2014 and is expected to name the new Parks Superintendent at the end of of the year.

The King County Farms and Food Roundtable has come out with recommendations to preserve additional farmland in King County, and to increase market/distribution opportunities for small and mid-sized farms. Cedar River Group facilitated the Roundtable.

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