Part One of You in The Community: Resilience Survey Responses

A few months ago, I was incessantly googling resilience and looking for like-minded people who were also researching it and developing programs. I found Anne Browning, who also lives in Seattle and created the University of Washington Resilience Lab. After talking with her about resilience research, I created a survey based on the University of … Continue reading Part One of You in The Community: Resilience Survey Responses

What Makes Communities Resilient? And Three Ways You Can Help

One hundred years ago, the hills of Norway fell silent. If you walked along the hillsides into the villages, you’d notice that everyone was in their home, waiting. What could they have been waiting for? An answer? It was the outbreak of the Spanish flu in Norway and residents were asked to stay inside their … Continue reading What Makes Communities Resilient? And Three Ways You Can Help

How The Sunflower Became My Secret to International Relations

How it Bloomed If you’re wondering why it’s the sunflower project, no, it’s not just because they are bright, pretty and look good on Instagram. The sunflower has gone on quite the world journey— they have even helped communities with the effects of nuclear waste. However, before we dig into more sunflower history, I’ll quote … Continue reading How The Sunflower Became My Secret to International Relations