Overview

Public Assembly helps you creatively and meaningfully engage audiences inside and outside your organization.

We offer leadership in organizational strategy, public engagement, strategic communications, and facilitation. And we regularly work with partners across business, civil society and public sectors. 

A visioning session in Victoria, BC in support of a renewed neighbourhood plan for Dockside Green. 

A visioning session in Victoria, BC in support of a renewed neighbourhood plan for Dockside Green. 

How We Work

Involving the right people at the right time in well-designed conversations and processes is core to achieving your goals – whether they involve policy change or rethinking a brand.

Public Assembly works closely with you to develop two-way communication with decision makers, citizens and employees in contexts ranging from change management to civic engagement.

A clear vision and razor sharp identity provides the platform you need to attract involvement from your audiences. We help you sharpen your focus and develop ways for people to connect with your ideas and with each other.

Our team is experienced in the fields of creative process, organizational change, design thinking, participatory communications and public engagement. We specialize in working with policy and knowledge-driven organizations to achieve policy change and in fields of planning, design, culture, civic infrastructure and innovation.

Services

We offer a range of strategic services to organizations across business, civil society and public sectors.

  • Organizational research, environmental scans, issue/idea exploration.
  • Consultation and process design, facilitation, conflict management with external and internal audiences and publics.

  • Adaptive and strategic planning.

  • Organizational visioning, organizational design and change management.

  • Innovative participatory marketing and authentic engagement strategies including social media, partnership models, charrettes, studio workshops, interactive talks, corporate and community charters, oral histories, and dialogues.


Selected Clients and Collaborators

  • Vancity Community Credit Union
  • Maria Mimie Ho Foundation
  • ParkLane Homes
  • Museum of Vancouver
  • Arts Health Network Canada
  • North Van Museum and Archives
  • Greater Victoria Harbour Authority
  • Rivers Without Borders
  • SNC Lavalin – Metro Vancouver
  • Christian Woo Design
  • Vancity Community Credit Union
  • East Fraserlands – The River District
  • ParkLane Homes
  • Polygon Homes
  • Museum of Vancouver
  • LEAD International
  • Community Futures BC
  • Entrepreneurs with Disability Program
  • Toronto Youth Cabinet
  • Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform
  • Lilwat
  • Vibrant Surrey
  • Metro Vancouver
  • Living Oceans Society

  • Arts Alliance
  • Museum of Vancouver
  • Vibrant Surrey
  • Strathcona Community Centre Association
  • Vancouver Foundation – Youth
  • Homelessness Initiative
  • Media and Elections Response Unit,
  • Institute for Media Policy and Civil Society
  • BC Crown Counsel Association
  • IDS West
  • Taku River Tlingit First Nation/
  • Transboundary Watershed Alliance
  • Physicians for Global Survival
  • Association for Multicultural Serving Societies,
  • Canadian Endangered Species Conservation Council
  • Rivers Without Borders
  • CIVICUS World Assembly
  • Canadian Council for International Cooperation
  • LIU Centre for International Relations