Daniel Homsey is director of the Neighborhood Empowerment Network (NEN) for the City Administrator’s Office of the City of San Francisco. The NEN empowers residents to build and steward stronger, more resilient communities. Homsey has spent the past 25 years as a communications professional in both the private and public sectors.
Homsey shares his tools for building resilient communities at the neighborhood level and why empowering neighbors to help themselves is the best way to prepare your community for any disaster.
- Neighborfest Host Playbook
- The Neighborhood Empowerment Network
- Neighborfest: Bulding a Stronger, More Connected World from the Block Up
- Dr. Daniel Aldrich PrepTalk, "Social Capital in Disaster Mitigation and Recovery”
- James Gore PrepTalk, “Forging Resilient Community Through Imperfect Relentless Progress”
- Map Your Neighborhood
- Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
- You Are the Help Until Help Arrives
Since 2008, Daniel Homsey has been director of The Neighborhood Empowerment Network (NEN) for the City Administrator’s Office of the City and County of San Francisco. A fourth generation San Franciscan who has a degree in Political Science from San Francisco State University, Mr. Homsey has spent the past 25 years as a communications professional in both the private and public sectors. The NEN is a coalition of residents, faith based, philanthropic and academic institutions, non-profits and private sector organizations and government agencies. The NEN’s mission it is to empower residents with the capacity and resources to build and steward stronger, more resilient communities. For more information about the NEN, please visit www.empowersf.org.