The first ever cohort of Southeastern Louisiana Disaster Resilience Leadership Fellows complete inaugural Executive Leadership Training, “Planning For Resilient Gulf Communities,” a five-day workshop led by Tulane University and supported by the Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities (CRGC) to help coastal communities improve resilience to future disasters.
Planning for Resilient Communities: Coastal Louisiana Leaders Gather to Kick-Off Executive Leadership Training
Tulane University’s Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy is hosting the “Planning for Resilient Communities” Executive Leadership Training for a newly formed cohort of Southeastern Louisiana Disaster Resilient Leadership Fellows in a five day workshop from November 14-18th. The fellowship program is supported by the Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities (CRGC), a multidisciplinary consortium funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) to provide communities with solutions to build social, economic, and public health resilience to catastrophic oil spills.
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