RCRC Best Practices Checklist for Emergency Shelters
This document offers best practices for improving disaster preparedness in child-serving institutions by using suggestions and resources to achieve indicators of community resilience. This checklist was created...
A Guide to Children and Emergencies Advocacy: Checklist for a Congressional Visit
When meeting with legislators and candidates, these tips will help you maximize the impact of your message and make the most of every minute you spend with elected officials and those seeking office.
Resilient Children/Resilient Communities Initiative (RCRC) Fact Sheet
The Resilient Children/Resilient Communities Initiative (RCRC) was developed to create a replicable model of child-focused community resilience planning for a national scale. Studies show that when children are...
Resilient Children/Resilient Communities: Building Community Resilience Coalitions
As part of the Resilient Children/Resilient Communities Initiative, two pilot communities built Community Resilience Coalitions (CRC). We hear from coalition members who speak to the importance of this initiati...
Children in a Changing Climate
Dr. Lori Peek, director of the Natural Hazards Center, delivers the keynote address at the 2016 Arkansas Early Childhood Association (AECA) annual conference in Little Rock, AR. In her talk, Dr. Peek focuses on...
Emergency Preparedness Planning Guide for Child Care Centers
These guidelines were developed for child care centers/child care homes in the State of Illinois to help with their development of a plan for emergency situations. Tailor these guidelines to meet the needs of y...