The ASU School of Sustainability will be hosting a webinar, titled Cities on the Leading Edge of Resilience, exploring how cities plan, build engagement, and implement resilience initiatives with limited resources. The webinar will be held on Thursday, 13 July 2017, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM MST.

The private sector and all levels of government are embracing resilience as a holistic, proactive framework to reduce risk, improve services, adapt to changing conditions, and empower citizens.

Recent high profile programs, such as the $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition initiated by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient  Communities, have helped define and advance this resilience framework for local government.

In 2016, the National League of Cities (NLC) launched a Leadership in Community Resilience program to help elected officials, city staff, and community partners share their experiences and advance local resilience efforts. The pilot initiative is providing technical assistance and professional development opportunities for 10 cities by supporting local resilience initiatives that have been prioritized by each city.

Register the webinar here.

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