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Leading with Equity: Communities Working Toward Resilience
After three powerful, and transformational days in Chicago with Partnership for Resilient Communities teams from across the country, ISC staff talk about four key ways to infuse sustainability and climate work with equity.
Webinar: Emergency Management
Emergency management systems are an important tool that can help make communities more resilient. This webinar challenges the scarcity of emergency management resources in neighborhoods of color and provides information that can help communities access public resources to support the design and implementation of a neighborhood emergency management system.
Living Cully: Leading and Building Our Own
Taren Evans shares the inspiring story about the Cully neighborhood of Northeast Portland. She offers smart lessons in resilience building for us all. Determination, community organizing, partnerships, collaboration, and crowd-funding are some of the key ingredients to the success of Living Cully.
Moving Your Work into Action
Bina M. Patel shares inspiration and ways forward for how people and communities of color can carve out leadership space in the predominantly white climate arena.
Cully Park Crowdfunding
¡Let Us Build Cully Park! is a community-led effort to transform a 25 acre former landfill into a public park for one of Portland, OR’s most park-deprived places: NE Portland’s Cully Neighborhood. By and of low-income people and people of color, ¡Let Us Build Cully Park! lifts up a new model for community-based development of healthy open spaces.
Living Cully video
Learn about Living Cully and its anti-displacement strategies in NE Portland's Cully Neighborhood.
Communicating for Success: Building a Narrative that Wins Hearts, Minds, and Resources
These slides supported Kimberley Rudd's breakout session on how to communicate for success, tell your community's story well, and develop approaches that build a narrative about the complex intersection of climate, resilience, economics, race, and community.
Living Cully: Leading and Building Our Own (presentation)
These slides are from Taren Evans' presentation about the Cully neighborhood of Northeast Portland, which offers smart lessons in resilience building. Determination, community organizing, partnerships, collaboration, and crowd-funding are some of the key ingredients to the success of Living Cully
Panel Discussion: The Climate Change Economy: A Wealth and Power Building Opportunity
Reverend Booker Vance, Policy Outreach Manager, Elevate Energy
Nile Malloy, Senior Program Manager, Neighborhood Funders Group
Nathaniel Smith, Partnership for Southern Equity
Moderator: Sarita Turner, ISC
Just Transition to a Climate Economy for All
Slides from Nile Malloy's presentation on the Just Transition framework, which helps shift from an extractive economy to a fair and sustainable economy where we can all participate and prosper.
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