Partners in change. Solutions that last.

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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

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.

The 24-member Income Inequality Advisory Committee appointed by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray reached a strong consensus on April 30, 2014, on recommendations for increasing the minimum wage in Seattle. The City Council passed and the mayor signed legislation on June 3 for a new minimum wage of $15 per hour beginning in April 2015 and phased in for all businesses by 2021. Cedar River Group served as facilitator of the Advisory Committee.

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