Community Engagement/Advocacy

Building community support for the biggest capital projects in Seattle and King County

Seattle is one of the most diverse regions in the country. We are proud of our relationships with communities of color, public schools, government and nonprofit leaders.
 

Harborview Medical Center Expansion – Community and Stakeholder Outreach

Starting in 2022

As King County begins its $1.74 billion Harborview campus expansion, G3 & Associates is the lead communications and outreach provider, building support in a highly diverse community in the heart of Seattle. We are the liaison for corporations, communities of color and small businesses.
 

Seattle Waterfront Project

Client since 2012

The $756 million project re-imagines and rebuilds the central waterfront. G3 is conducting outreach and engaging communities of color who live, work and socialize along the waterfront. We coordinate outreach including civic events and meetings, ethnic media strategy and create culturally competent communications.
 

Madison Street Bus Rapid Transit – Downtown to Madison Valley

Client since 2016

G3 & Associates was hired for the $120 million City of Seattle project to expand community outreach and manage community relations in highly diverse neighborhoods including First Hill and Capitol Hill. Our stakeholders range from small ethnic businesses to major institutions, such as Virginia Mason and Swedish medical centers and Seattle University.

 

Some of our other recent work:

African Americans and Outdoor Recreation Survey

2021

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, the Washington State Commission on African American Affairs, and the Governor’s Office of Washington hired G3 & Associates to survey Black residents statewide about their experience with nature, parks and outdoor recreation. The survey results are part of a report to the legislature on eliminating barriers.
 

Public Health – Seattle/King County COVID-19

2020-2021

We provided rapid response outreach to African American communities throughout King County experiencing disproportionately high rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths. G3 & Associates initiated a full-scale media and partnered with businesses, churches and nonprofits to expand outreach.


U.S. Census Participation – Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle

2020

Outreach to the African American community, through a virtual and in-person communication strategy, about the importance of participating in the 2020 U.S. Census.

 

Seattle Children's Hospital

In connection with the hospital’s vast neighborhood expansion plans, G3 & Associates identified key influencers and stakeholders in communities of color to engage, advocate and build support. Deep relationships were formed, creating a lasting partnership


King County Assessor's Office

Annual outreach and advocacy to communities of color about the property tax exemption for low-income seniors. Outreach through churches, senior centers, media and community radio stations.


Seattle Community Police Commission

Developed and circulated a deep survey of Seattle communities of color regarding issues and concerns about the police department.