FEMA PrepTalks: Forging Resilient Community Through Imperfect Relentless Progress

FEMA PrepTalksSonoma County Supervisor James Gore shares his experience supporting his community in the aftermath of the 2017 Tubb’s Fire in Sonoma County. “Everything is different, every priority that was before is off the table,” said Gore, describing how the fire changed him. “Everything is reset.”

Gore urges elected representatives, government officials, and everyone who will listen to wake up and build resilience now. “Replace resilience with the word better,” Gore said, “Just say better. Better every day. And the only way to achieve better every day is through imperfect relentless progress.”

 

 

 

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FEMA PrepTalks are given by subject-matter experts and thoughts leaders to spread new ideas, spark conversation, and promote innovative leadership for the issues confronting emergency managers now and over the next 20 years.  For more information and more talks, see https://www.fema.gov/preptalks


 

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