Tag: Resilience

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Webinar — Premier of CRFuture: The Community Resilience Assessment Tool

Webinar — Premier of CRFuture: The Community Resilience Assessment Tool

This webinar has ended. View the recording here. Tue, Dec 1, 2015 Revolution Advisors has released a new Resilience Toolkit that enables communities to assess their resilience and associated strengths and opportunities. This pragmatic toolkit focuses on seven core attributes necessary to not only prepare communities for unexpected events but also to create opportunities to strengthen their communities […]

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Resilience as a Critical Planning Foundation

These days resilience can mean anything from disaster planning and hazard mitigation to infrastructure development and economic development. But it would be a shame if resilience did go down this path, as it is one of the critical foundations that has the potential to transform the way we do planning and address some of the most pressing problems that planners continue to face.

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Beyond Disasters: Making Resilience a Sustainable Advantage for Communities

2015 Western Planner Conference Presentation by Revolution Advisors.

Presenters: Brian E. Wilkerson & Melissa Antol

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Presenters will solicit from the audience their own experiences and challenges with getting support for building resilience, as well as the consequences of communities who have faced disasters.

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Presentation for Rocky Mountain Land Use — Bringing it All Home: The Local Role in Creating Integrated Strategies for Resilience

Resilience has come to the forefront of the Planner’s agenda. From floods and wildfires to economic challenges, the need to create resilient communities is great. But often the focus on resilience comes after some sort of disaster occurs. Resilience can be an integrated part of how communities plan and can bring a sustainable advantage in their economic development efforts. This presentation described an innovative approach for building resilience while also building an advantage for the community through a “Community First” planning approach. It explored how communities can identify priorities, align stakeholders, and measure the success of their efforts.

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Key Elements of Resilience in Native American Communities

A recent blog post by Jean-Luc Moreau, Principal Consultant for Revolution Advisors, explored the relationship between Resilience and Sustainability. He explains how the goal of sustainability – to achieve a healthy and enduring economy, environment, and level of social equity – can be understood as being long-term focused, while the competency of resilience is short […]

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