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Making
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We help ambitious clients create a connected, equitable future  

Strengths

We bring fresh insight, compassion and equity to shaping the future in:  

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Transportation

We bring humanity and creativity to transportation design, planning and policy.

Health

We keep people and equity at the heart of health and social determinants policy and projects.

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Technology

We help people understand technology changes, and help clients understand how digital inequity impacts programs and policy.  

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Environment

We help diverse groups understand each other and their impact on the our natural resources.

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Services

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Community-Informed
Research

We weave diverse voices of broad engagement with complex data to unearth game-changing insights and novel approaches.   

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Engagement-Driven Planning

We use human centered design practices and facilitate inclusive processes to create plans that resonate with leaders and communities alike. 

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Change-Minded Management

We partner with clients to help ensure new projects, policies and ways of working are understood and adopted.

Case Studies

Hi-Lake

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Engagement-driving planning for public realm 

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Connectivity Blueprint

A people-centered roadmap for digital equity.

 

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Telehealth

Bridging patient perspectives and practical operations to support post-pandemic policy.

 

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“SDK’s leadership and staff provided incredible guidance ....their ability to step-up quickly and the expertise SDK brought to CAAPB and the Capital Vitality Task Force with their years of experience working on projects such as this [helped] the Task Force to determine how $5m should be spent to increase vitality in the Capitol Area neighborhood. [SDK] helped instill a sense of trust and confidence in the path the Task Force is recommending.” 

Erik Cedarleaf Dahl

Executive Secretary,

Capital Area Architecture and Planning Board

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