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America’s PrepareAthon!, A National Day of Action Today

April 30, 2014 - in Emergency, Projects

Today marks the first National Day of Action as part of America’s PrepareAthon!, a community-based campaign to build a more secure and resilient nation by getting people to think about the disasters that could happen in their communities and to take action…

Executive Order Issued to Encourage Climate Resilience

November 5, 2013 - in Planning

Last Friday, the President signed an executive order that will strengthen and harmonize federal support for state, local, and tribal climate change preparedness…

City and County Leaders React to Obama Climate Announcement

June 25, 2013 - in Environment, Projects

In advance of President Obama’s historic speech and after reviewing the President's embargoed Climate Action Plan, leading local elected officials are…

Chicago Leaders Call for Action on Urban Food Security

June 19, 2013 - in Projects, Security

Today, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs released a report on urban food security from its Emerging Leaders Class of 2013. The group of 20 Chicago leaders has spent the last year developing an action plan for analyzing and addressing urban food security…