Investing in Local Leadership to Advocate for Equitable Climate Resilience

Wednesday, 10/18/2023
1:00 PM ET - 2:15 PM ET

Event Info

In this session, we will share examples of community-based organizations that are investing in developing community leaders to build momentum for local water equity and climate resilience.  We will highlight River Network’s Fostering Community Leadership tool and hear from representatives of local organizations that are helping community members build their leadership capacities and put them to use through citizen advisory boards, climate ambassador programs and other avenues, with the ultimate goal of making lasting change in their communities.



This session is part of the Building Water Equity and Climate Resilient Communities for ALL Learning SeriesOver the course of 6 monthly sessions, we will highlight a variety of strategies that community-based organizations are using to help their communities anticipate, prepare for and respond to climate risks such as flooding, coastal storms and drought, with a focus on protecting community members who are most vulnerable to climate threats.