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Resilient DC is the strategy for DC to thrive in the face of change. It is a tactical implementation strategy that brings together and aligns other major planning efforts into one coordinated effort to confront the complex challenges of the 21st century.

Earth Conservation Corps Luncheon on Climate Change

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Resilient DC will join Earth Conservation Corps’ roundtable-style luncheon to discuss climate change. More information here.


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What Is Resilience?

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Building resilience means strengthening DC’s immune system so that we can deal with any possible challenge. By strengthening the underlying fabric of our city and better understanding the potential shocks and stresses it may face, we ensure that DC thrives in the face of change.

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DC's Resilience Challenge

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Resilient DC is focused on three main drivers of change: economic and population growth, climate change, and technological transformation. It also focuses on individual resilience, acknowledging that we can only become a more resilient city by addressing longstanding health and safety challenges.