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Planning for Resilience with Frontline Communities

Through a community-driven process with Make the Road New York, we’ve been learning what climate justice looks like for Queens residents by co-powering communities to turn their resilience goals into reality.

Both organizations brought together technical know-how and on the ground outreach to build capacity for underrepresented communities in Queens who are typically left out of the planning process.”


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The effects of climate change are already here and will become increasingly evident in the lives of all New Yorkers.
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The effects of climate change will be felt by everyone, but some communities will face greater challenges than others, due to extreme impacts, or a lack of resources to address the challenges, or both.
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Understanding the social, economic, and political dimensions of a community, as well as geographic and physical factors, are critical to understanding how to build climate change adaptation capacity.
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