Resiliency Academy

Spring 2022 Resiliency Academy

Resiliency Academy webinars highlight some of the best resiliency planning, program, and funding tools available to help communities build capacity.

Resilient Virginia Board Members join DHCD Resiliency Sub-Workgroup

Resilient Virginia representatives have been invited for a second year to participate as members of the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Resiliency Sub-Workgroup that will be analyzing and discussing the resiliency aspects of proposals for the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC).

The State of Climate and Resiliency Policy in Virginia

Virginia has made great strides over the last few years toward becoming a more resilient place to live, work and raise a family. In 2020 and 2021, significant state-level progress was made in the areas of coastal resiliency, flood preparedness, and building and infrastructure design.

Jonah Fogel Joins Resilient Virginia’s Board of Directors

By: Trish Porter, Marketing and Communications Director, Resilient Virginia    1/26/2022 Resilient Virginia would like to welcome Jonah Fogel as the newest member of our Board of Directors. Jonah is the Program Manager of UVA’s Environmental Resilience Institute. He holds a PhD in Natural Resources with a Policy Minor, a Masters of Landscape Architecture, and […]

Virginia Communities Deserve a Better Future

Virginia Can't Wait!

Unusual weather events; a global health crisis; a changing economy and massive job losses – these are only a few of the reasons we believe Virginia Can’t Wait to move resiliency initiatives forward. Our communities deserve a better future.

Adapting Infrastructure to Mitigate Climate Impact and Build Resilience

Investing in projects and initiatives in four critical sectors — transportation, buildings, energy, and water — are key to both working on mitigation strategies and building resilience as communities face increased challenges from sea level rise, extreme storm events, and rising temperatures.

Find out How Cities Drive Economics and Resilience Solutions

2021 Resilient Virginia Conference

Cities around the world are hubs of economic activity and are attracting millions of global citizens each year.  Cities produce 70% of economic activity today and by 2050, we expect 70% of global residents to be urban dwellers.  Building resilience in these population centers across the globe will be critical to secure a prosperous future.