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Resilient Cities Network

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Resilient Cities Network

The Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) engages city leaders, communities, and the private sector to enable transformational change in cities. It joins the resilience officers from the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities program (100RC) and focuses on the gap in the market that prevents cities from completing transformational projects, typically because of a lack of funding.

The Rockefeller Foundation and other funding partners work with R-Cities to support cities and their CROs to future-proof communities. Member cities are represented by their CROs, who participate in the governance of the network. The projects prioritized in the network aim to improve the lives of city dwellers, with more flexibility to cater to the member cities’ needs.

The ultimate goal of the network is to have the member cities become self-sustainable. The Resilient Cities Network relies on partnerships for helping cities deliver benefits to multiple sectors, extending its funding and support to international communities as well. This resource provides examples of how the network has supported R-Cities’ projects responding to climate change.

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The Resilience Calendar

  • UEDA 2023 Summit
    Date: October 8, 2023

    The UEDA Summit will bring together national experts in leveraging college and university resources for greater economic development and community impact. These domain experts work within higher education, the private sector, economic development organizations,…

  • Lessons Learned: How We Adapt on the Road to Climate Adaptation
    Date: October 12, 2023

    Learn from this expert panel as they reflect on the limitations and challenges they’ve encountered in a wide variety of climate change adaptation projects

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  • Virginia Clean Energy Summit
    Date: October 16, 2023

    The Virginia Clean Energy Summit serves as a vital forum for presenting innovative clean energy technologies, policies, and business practices that are driving the transformation of Virginia's energy sector. The main goal is to…

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