Professor Daniel Aldrich in "Meeting The Challenge"

A webisode from The Resilience Age

The Resilience Age is a soon to be released documentary by The Rockefeller Foundation. The film was directed by Daniel Fries, ECD of Leroy & Clarkson. According to the Rockefeller Foundation their view of Resilience is: Helping cities, organizations, and communities better prepare for, respond to, and transform from disruption. Professor Aldrich speaks about his time in New Orleans and in the neighborhoods of Detroit, where community relationships have helped people survive and even thrive. To see the other 3 webisodes go to the website for The Resilience Age.


To see more videos with Professor Aldrich visit the Media page on his website by clicking here.


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“Lives in Law and Public Policy” Fall 2017 Speaker Series

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Doctoral Student Summer Marion Publishes “The Power Behind Global Health”

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PhD Candidate Matthew Cohen: A New Model for Cyber Defense

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The Smith Richardson Foundation’s “World Politics and Statecraft Fellowship” Proposal Deadline

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Innovation Systems for Climate Adaptation and Resilience

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The Resilience Imperative: Managing Mayhem in an Age of Global Turbulence

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