FEMA PrepTalks: Neighborfest – Building Resilience from the Block Up!
Daniel Homsey is director of the Neighborhood Empowerment Network (NEN) for the City Administrator’s Office of the City of San Francisco. The NEN empowers residents to build and steward stronger, more resilient communities. Homsey has spent the past 25 years as a communications professional in both the private and public sectors.
Homsey shares his tools for building resilient communities at the neighborhood level and why empowering neighbors to help themselves is the best way to prepare your community for any disaster.
- Neighborfest Host Playbook
- The Neighborhood Empowerment Network
- Neighborfest: Bulding a Stronger, More Connected World from the Block Up
- Dr. Daniel Aldrich PrepTalk, “Social Capital in Disaster Mitigation and Recovery”
- James Gore PrepTalk, “Forging Resilient Community Through Imperfect Relentless Progress”
- Map Your Neighborhood
- Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
- You Are the Help Until Help Arrives
- Discussion Guide – Neighborfest – Building Resilience from the Block Up!
- Facilitator Slides – Neighborfest – Building Resilience from the Block Up!
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