The Community and Regional Resilience Institute (CARRI) is preparing to pilot-test a new system for improving community resilience in seven leading communities across the United States. The Community Resilience System (CRS) is a six-stage process that guides communities through assessments, goal-setting, action-planning and implementation in order to improve their resilience. CARRI began as an “initiative” [...] Read more »
Foreign Affairs: The U.S. vs. al Qaeda
Foreign Affairs has released a new eBook to commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11: The U.S. vs. al Qaeda: A History of the War on Terror, edited by Gideon Rose and Jonathan Tepperman. The volume includes articles by leading experts and explores the rise and reach of al Qaeda, identifies weaknesses in the U.S. response [...] Read more »
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A short documentary film about the extraordinary sacrifice and inspiring resilience of brave American men and women in uniform who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11 Read more »
SIFerry
Tom Hanks narrates the epic story of the 9/11 boatlift that evacuation half a million people from the stricken piers and seawalls of Lower Manhattan. Produced and directed by Eddie Rosenstein. BOATLIFT was commissioned by Dr. Stephen Flynn, President, Center for National Policy, for the 9/11 Tenth Anniversary Summit: Remembrance/Renewal/Resilience in Washington (www.road2resilience.org). Flynn & Sean Burke served as executive producers. The film was made possible by a generous grant by philanthropist Adrienne Arsht, Chairman Emerita, and TotalBank. Read more »
Gander
When U.S. airspace was closed on September 11th, a huge number of planes carrying thousands of people were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, where they remained stranded until the airspace reopened 2 days later. This documentary tells the story of a small town in Canada that displayed extraordinary resilience and generosity as citizens stepped up to care for the needs of the stranded passengers. Read more »