Giving Compass’ Take:
• Cailin Crowe provides insight on the Resilient Cities Network, a comprehensive strategy to address COVID-19, climate danger, and systemic inequities.
• Why is it important to develop a network of resilient cities to weather the unprecedented challenged of COVID-19? What can you do to support collaborative climate initiatives in your own community?
The Global Resilient Cities Network unveiled a new name, leadership and operational focus last week to promote more equitable communities and improve the ability for cities to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The group is now dubbed Resilient Cities Network (RCN), dropping the word “global” to to create a “shorter, stronger name that captures our legacy of leadership embedded in the network,” a spokesperson wrote to Smart Cities Dive. RCN said it will focus on three priorities over the next two years through a “holistic resilience approach” that’s anticipated to benefit 220 million citizens globally:
- Pursuing a resilient recovery that reinforces equity, promotes public-private partnerships,…