Larissa Graham of the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium leads discussion about communicating oil spill science to diverse stakeholder groups during second module of “Planning for Resilient Communities” Executive Leadership Training.

The Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities (CRGC), the Institute for Disaster Resilience and Humanitarian Affairs at George Washington University, and the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy (DRLA) at Tulane University are hosting the second module of “Planning for Resilient Communities” Executive Leadership Training for the inaugural cohort of Southeastern Louisiana Disaster Resilience Leadership Fellows, who first convened in November 2016 for a five day workshop.

A Leadership Advisory Committee (LAC) led by Louisiana Lt. Governor Nungesser selected the 15 Fellows, who are being trained to provide a diverse breadth and depth of disaster resilience leadership capacity and coordination across multiple sectors and systems. Fellows comprise of emerging, local leaders representing Louisiana’s five coastal parishes.The Fellowship Program is an important component of CRGC’s community action planning and resilience building work.

Learn more about CRGC’s community action planning and resilience building work.»