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Partner Voices Audio Series

Insights and Reflections

Newsletters

Throughout the year, the Resilient Nation Partnership Network (RNPN) co-creates a variety of materials to help share the vast knowledge represented in the Network, as well as reflect on learnings from our partner events including the Resilience Exchanges and Ideation Hours. Please see the latest resources below. We welcome you to share them with your peers and networks.

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Building Alliances for Equitable Resilience frontpage.

The Resilient Nation Partnership Network is pleased to share Building Alliances for Equitable Resilience. This resource is the result of collaboration by 26 partners in the fields of equity and resilience. Readers will find guidance, perspectives, personal stories, resources and more.

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Partner Voices Audio Series

To continue advancing conversations around equity and resilience, the RNPN produced the “Partner Voices” narratives featured in the “Building Alliances for Equitable Resilience” resource. The stories were authored from the perspectives of four diverse partners with narration from Justin Knighten, FEMA director of External Affairs.

“Remembering and Including the Voices of Native People"

Featuring Nikki Cooley, Diné Nation/Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
English transcript | Spanish transcript

“Mobilizing Equitable Resilience at the Local Level"

Featuring Anna Marandi, National League of Cities
English transcript | Spanish transcript

“Remembering Our Most Vulnerable During Times of Need”

Featuring Valerie Novack, Center for American Progress
English transcript | Spanish transcript

“Nothing About Us, Without Us”

Featuring Jake White, National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders
English transcript | Spanish transcript

Insights and Reflections

“Insights and Reflections” are co-developed after each Resilience Exchange and Ideation Hour with input from the panelists of each event. They highlight the main takeaways from each discussion and serve as valuable resources that can be shared and referenced for continued learning.

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Every year, resilient decision making becomes increasingly critical to a community’s ability to withstand and recover from natural disasters. On Aug. 18, 2021, the Resilient Nation Partnership Network convened a panel of leaders for a conversation on Resilient Decision Making to discuss how we can better prepare for tomorrow.

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You can’t stop an earthquake, but the whole community has a role to help reduce earthquake-related losses. On May 19, 2021, the Resilient Nation Partnership Network convened an expert panel for an event titled, A Seismic Shift in Perception: Taking Bold Steps to Mitigate Earthquake Risk, to identify key priorities for mitigating seismic risk.

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Climate change and impacts from natural hazards are disrupting community social structures. More than ever, a connected community is a crucial part of holistic resilience. On July 28, 2021, the Resilient Nation Partnership Network convened a panel of community leaders for a conversation on Social Resilience to dig into what this really means and draw from best practices nationwide.

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On June 23, 2021, the Resilient Nation Partnership Network (RNPN) hosted its first-ever Ideation Hour, a freestyle discussion encouraging open dialogue, idea sharing and continued collaboration. The virtual event focused on four timely breakout topics: social resilience, hurricane seasons, resilient infrastructure and wildfires.

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