The need for municipalities, corporations, academia, organizations, institutions, and government agencies to build community resilience and adapt to extreme weather and hazards is now strikingly evident. Ongoing events continuously reinforce this urgency and compel leading communities to proactively plan and act. Leadership of this type is to be commended as it reduces the vulnerability of residents, employees, students, infrastructure, society, and the environment; ultimately, serving as an example for other communities. As a response to this ever increasing need and urgency, Community Resilience Building was created.
Over the last decade the Community Resilience Building Workshop has been tried, tested, and is trusted by over four hundred and twenty five communities across 9 states now on the right path to resilience. Community Resilience Building provides a friendly “anywhere at any scale” approach for developing community resilience action plans for municipalities, academia, agencies, corporations, organizations, and institutions. Community Resilience Building employs a unique community-driven process, rich with information, experience, and dialogue, where participants identify top hazards, current challenges, strengths, and priority actions to improve their community’s resilience to all natural and climate-related hazards today, and in the future.