Community Relations

Marino has distinctive experience and expertise in community relations. Our strategies continually succeed in building strong coalitions of key stakeholders and increasing community participation in, and support for, local initiatives.

Marino designs and implements multi-faceted, street smart community-oriented strategies on behalf of both private and public entities that are often instrumental in the overall success of major projects and developments.

Our community relations efforts have helped build support for new recreation and entertainment destinations, transformative real estate developments, and support for local market entry for national businesses.

We also are frequently retained in order to help particular stakeholders successfully advocate on an variety of issues of paramount importance to the community.

Our experienced team has a high level of comfort and skill working with community organizations. Our street smart strategies help community-oriented constituencies implement a wide array of tactics and organizing techniques.

Our community relations services include:

  • Mobilizing community support for initiatives through comprehensive public relations campaigns
  • Consolidating community support via direct outreach
  • Organizing and activating third party advocacy groups
  • Coordinating outreach to all key stakeholders
  • Fostering consensus among all key stakeholders
  • Organizing public information meetings, public hearings, scoping sessions, and other public events
  • Helping businesses and community development entities fulfill their public policy obligation to incorporate community input into their projects
  • Creating and/or coordinating and writing advertising materials, newsletters, direct mail, and other collateral materials
  • Creating and promoting social media and website content
  • Coordinating sponsorship of community events
  • Creating and managing community task forces