Barney & Worth, Inc., is a strategic communications and community engagement firm built on the principle that good decisions make great communities. We partner with public agencies, businesses and nonprofit organizations to create better communities, using a communications approach that is research-based with a focus on grassroots involvement and messaging that speaks to the needs/concerns of the general public and stakeholders. We believe people need to understand an issue and connect with it in order to gain ownership, take action and make change.
Barney & Worth has more than 35 years of experience covering a wide range of issues including: community engagement; strategic planning; strategic communications; water resources; community planning; visioning; facilities planning, siting and expansion; parking management; funding strategies; and transportation and land use. The firm has managed community engagement/education for hundreds of infrastructure projects and is a trusted-advisor to public agencies on how to best communicate with diverse audiences.
Mark O. Hatfield School of Government
Portland State University
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