Resiliency and Communities

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Community resiliency is the capability of a community to use available resources to respond to, withstand and recover from adaverse situtions. As Dr. Judith Rodin points out, "...that we as a global community have been spending billions in a paradigm that is predicated on disaster recovery and repair rather than one that is based on readiness, preparedness and prevention."  Resiliency is a quality of sustainability.

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Resiliency and Sustainability by Raz Mason

Raz Mason addresses the personal framework of resilience, and its relationship to sustainability.  She is a chaplain; creator of Warrior Wheel Training for people in high stress environments, especially those in the military and public safety; and founder of Mason Consulting, which focuses on training and coaching. Her work as a chaplain resident at the Portland VA Medical Center, experiences in Navy and Army officer training programs, and professional background in domestic violence agencies reflect her commitment to working with individuals and families from high stress occupations and environments. She holds an MDiv degree from Harvard Divinity School, an MA in Pastoral Studies from Seattle University, and a BA degree in mathematics from Bryn Mawr College. She was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv in Portland, Oregon on October 7, 2011.

EarthSayer Raz Mason

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