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Building Resilience Workshop VI
Session 2: Weather the Storm: Building Strong Networks through Resource Collaboration

GBCI: 0920003392

Panel discussion from networks of different scales share best practices for better communication and connectivity.
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE



This panel invites players from networks of different scales to share their lessons learned and best practices to build better communication and resistance to hazards. Members of the Natural Hazard Mitigation Association Resilient Neighbors Network from the Shenandoah Valley (Virginia) and Tulsa (Oklahoma) are collaborating within their communities to bridge gaps in service provision and prevent redundancy in programming to mitigate disasters. In New Orleans, various water-focused organizations have joined the New Orleans Water Collaborative to discuss emerging water management opportunities and foster collaboration among their members. In the Gulf South, frontline communities are collaborating to seed a 2015 regional movement, #GulfSouthRising, toward equity through coordinated actions and events.


  1. Learn best practices around community building from different aspects within our region.
  2. Demonstrate the importance of connecting communities and empowering citizens to enact change.
  3. Compare approaches from regional and local levels to develop action plans for resilience.
  4. Attendees will be able to apply different approaches to community engagement to build more resilient spaces.


This course is a part of the following series:
Building Resilience Workshop VI

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USGBC Louisiana


Collette Pichon Battle
Rebecca Joyce
Tim Lovell

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