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    Chelsea Johnson and Brad Leibin from David Baker Architects talk about “Local Cache,” DBA’s concept for the Resilient SF design challenge, an initiative of Public Architecture that focuses on using design as a tool to foster social resiliency

    Preparedness training + A Preparedness kit = Ready for the next earthquake! NERT – or Neighborhood Emergency Response Team – a free training program for individuals, neighborhood groups, and community-based organizations in San Francisco, is one of the city’s most effective preparedness organizations. NERT’s Lt. Erica Arteseros explains more about NERT and how to start getting your home’s preparedness kit together.

    Documentary filmmaker S. Leo Chiang discusses the role of community in a post disaster environment and his experience in filming his latest documentary; A Village Called Versailles. The film chronicles the Vietnamese communities struggle in New Orleans after hurricane Katrina had devastated their homes. Their story shows the strength and importance of community in the effort to rebuild after a disaster.


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    Guest: S. Leo Chiang, Walking Iris Films
    Related Organizations: A village called Versailles
    Host: Michael Pawluk
    Additional Credits: Moontan (music)


    Want to make your neighborhood a better place? First, you’ve got to know what assets the community has. As Project Manager of the NENu (“NEN University”) Polk Corridor Resiliency Project, Doris Padilla understands better than most this vital “asset-mapping” process. Doris talks with NENfm about treasure-hunting on the Polk Street Corridor.

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    Guest: Doris Padilla, Project Manager of the Polk Corridor Resiliency Project (PCRP)
    Neighborhood/Area: Polk Street Corridor (comprising the Lower Polk, Middle Polk, Upper Polk/Russian Hill neighborhoods), San Francisco
    Related Organizations: Russian Hill Neighbors, Middle Polk Neighborhood Association, and Lower Polk Neighbors
    Host:Adam Greenfield
    Additional Credits: Moontan (music)