HOW is process
Thoreau said, “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” We believe that a locally-based perspective, buttressed by deep empirical knowledge, allows the team to see with clarity and establish novel connections.
MIGHT is possibility
All stakeholders offer a perspective informed by their lived experiences and their professional dispositions. We believe that resilience and adaptation work require the ability to lead when called, to follow when necessary, and to be radically open to new ideas, perspectives, and possible outcomes.
WE is collective intent
We recognize that we simply can’t do this work alone. CAP exists to bring together technical and design experts, organizational and jurisdictional leaders, and other community voices for the purpose of advancing resilience in our policy and built environments. We nurture and capitalize on our innate desire to make a positive difference and to work together. Our approach allows individual talents to coalesce in a collective framework that supports novel thinking in developing dynamic, effective, and implementable strategies.
HOW – MIGHT – WE…
…better mitigate and adapt to extreme heat; redefine our relationship to water while addressing flooding as well as sea level rise; create resilience financing strategies that move ideas to action; build ambassador capacity to strengthen dialogues; foster leadership to build long-term resilience?