There is a lot of talk about community resiliency in the face of disaster. What if a community could not only survive a crisis, but thrive in its wake? This series of three online workshops shares lessons learned from COVID-19 and other challenges in hopes of enabling efforts to not just bounce back after a disastrous episode, but bounce back better.
Disaster Financial Resiliency for Local Units is led by faculty from Ball State's Miller College of Business and other experts with public-private financing experience. It is focused on local public fiscal resiliency. The session will offer a history and the mechanics associated with financial management during, after, and before the next crisis.
Disaster Resiliency Leadership for Local Units is led by experts with experience in local and state government disaster response. They'll offer insights on what can be done at the beginning of a crisis to start the recovery process, the language and players involved in disaster response and recovery, and practices to prepare for the next crisis.
Disaster Resiliency Communication for Local Units -
This session will focus on the power of messaging during a crisis, how to integrate partner communications, and the steps toward being prepared for the next disaster.