Below is a small selection of some of the articles that have helped guide our mission and model.
Building Community Resilience in a Context of Climate Change: The Role of Social Capital, Ambio, 2021
A Critical Review of Social Resilience Properties and Pathways in Disaster Management, International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 2021
"An Introduction to the Social Resilience Model", Threshold Global Works,
Pathways to Resilience, Part I, Movement Strategy Center, January 2015
Guide to Equitable, Community-Driven Climate Resilience Planning, Urban Sustainability Directors Network, May 2017
"Learning to Bounce Back," Andrew Zolli, The New York Times, November 2, 2012
Our People, Our Planet, Our Power: Community Led Research in South Seattle, Pudget Sound Stage, March 2016
Equity & Disaster Preparedness
From Surviving to Thriving: Equity in Disaster Preparedness and Planning, The Center for Progressive Reform, 2018
Assessing Social Equity in Disasters, Eos, 2021
“A Catastrophe for Houston's Most Vulnerable People,” Tanvi Misra, The Atlantic, August 27, 2017
“In the Carribean, Colonialism and Inequality Mean Hurricanes Hit Harder,” Levi Gahman and Gabrielle Thongs, The Conversation, September 20, 2017
“On Roads Turned Waterways, Volunteers Improvise to Save the Trapped and Desperate,” Manny Fernandez, The New York Times, August 29, 2017
“Seven Hard Lessons Federal Responders to Harvey Learned from Katrina,” Dave Phillips, The New York Times, September 7, 2017
"In the Eye of the Storm: A People’s Guide to Transforming Crisis & Advancing Equity in the Disaster Continuum," Lorah Steichen, Jacqueline Patterson, and Katherine Taylor, NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, September 26, 2018.
Community Climate Resilience and Environmental Education: Opportunities and Challenges for Transformative Learning, OECD, 2020
Building Back Better: A Sustainable, Resilient Recovery After COVID-19, 2022
“A Climate Conservation Corps,” Vanessa Williamson, Democracy Journal, Summer 2017
“Building to the Sky, with a plan for rising waters,” David W. Dunlap, The New York Times, January 26, 2017
“How a Low-Income San Francisco Neighborhood Is Building a Culture of Disaster Preparedness,” Justin Gerdes, City Lab, May 7, 2014
Upper Manhattan Climate Action Manual, WE ACT for Environmental Justice, 2017
Interested in more literature on climate change impacts? Check out our Climate Preparedness Week Resilience Booklist here!