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Mayor Kasim Reed and 100 Resilient Cities to Unveil Atlanta Resilience Strategy

Post Date:11/01/2017 1:00 PM

Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303 

Anne Torres, Director
404-330-6423, office
404-904-2618, cell
amtorres@atlantaga.gov

Jewanna Gaither, Deputy Press Secretary
404-330-6942, office
404-357-5829, cell
jgaither@atlantaga.gov

 

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, 2017

 Media Advisory

Mayor Kasim Reed and 100 Resilient Cities to Unveil Atlanta Resilience Strategy

WHO:

Mayor Kasim Reed
Stephanie Stuckey, Chief Resilience Officer
Otis Rolley, Director of North America, 100 Resilient Cities 

WHAT:

Mayor Kasim Reed will join Chief Resilience Officer Stephanie Stuckey and Otis Rolley of 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) to officially unveil the city’s Resilience Strategy. The strategy is entitled Resilient Atlanta: Actions to Build a More Equitable Future.

Resilient Atlanta includes a comprehensive and actionable set of visions, targets, and actions that addresses Atlanta’s most pressing stresses, and seeks to build capacity among residents and city systems to better withstand future shocks.

The strategy is a result of collecting input from more than 7,000 residents from 40 public events, 25 Neighborhood Planning Unit meetings and with the help of a 100-member advisory group comprised of the business, faith-based, nonprofit, academic and civic engagement communities.

WHEN:

Thursday, November 2, 2017
11:30 a.m.

WHERE:

Atlanta City Hall Atrium
55 Trinity Avenue, SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

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For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit http://www.atlantaga.gov or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on Facebook and Twitter @CityofAtlanta. Follow Mayor Reed on Facebook and Twitter @Kasim Reed

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